Yes, very easy indeed :)

I actually tried to google for it but I used the wrong search terms.

On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:02 AM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
> Hi Henrik,
>
>> "In fact, it has. 'wait' always first checks for pending events before
>> it goes to sleep."
>>
>> Why does it do that?
>
> This is exactly the purpose of 'wait': Wait for events. The milliseconds
> are just a timeout value.
>
>
>> If I had access to a wait that simply stops
>> execution and nothing else everything would be good, I tried to create
>> one of my own but it uses too much CPU in the loop.
>
> Well, that's easy:
>
>    (call 'sleep 2)
>
> Also (at least on Linux) this works:
>
>    (call 'sleep "0.1")
>
>
>> "If there are data available on that socket already, that task will be
>> executed."
>>
>> It is listening (subscribing) for data so there is no data available
>> to begin with.
>
> But there must be something, otherwise it would not wake up. Try to
> (trace '...) or '$ strace ...' it.
>
> ♪♫ Alex
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