On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Evan Jones <ev...@mit.edu> wrote:

> On Sep 28, 2010, at 18:36 , Patrick wrote:
>> I also have the problem that the RPC I wrote comes in a threaded model
>> and a multi-process model. The multi-process one makes some things a
>> bit harder. I was hoping to utilize a shm mutex to signal termination
>> but this would only work if my message parsing loop timed out every so
>> often and, therefore, could check the mutex.
> This should be pretty easy to achieve by supplying your own implementation
> of FileInputStream that uses select() and a non-blocking read() rather than
> just read(). It can then fail the call to Next() whenever it is convenient.

Oh duh, why didn't I think of that?

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