Re: $? and $! equivalents

2018-10-22 Thread N6Ghost
On Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:15:21 -0400 Brandon Allbery wrote: > Magic variables make multiple threads impossible, which is why perl 5 > is stuck with ithreads: what happens if two threads each "run" > something at around the same time? > > In Perl 6, you have a Proc object for each subprocess, and

Re: $? and $! equivalents

2018-09-15 Thread Parrot Raiser
OK, different paradigm, different methods. Thanks. Another couple of entries for the "differences" list? Even a note the thing doesn't exist saves fruitless further searching. On 9/14/18, Brad Gilbert wrote: > On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 5:08 PM Parrot Raiser <1parr...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> This

Re: $? and $! equivalents

2018-09-14 Thread Brad Gilbert
On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 5:08 PM Parrot Raiser <1parr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > This is probably going to be a forehead-slapper, but I can't find a > reference in either perlintro.com or http://docs.perl6.org/ > (5to6-perlfunc or top-down) for the equivalents of $? and $! in > P6.What are they? > >

Re: $? and $! equivalents

2018-09-14 Thread Brandon Allbery
Magic variables make multiple threads impossible, which is why perl 5 is stuck with ithreads: what happens if two threads each "run" something at around the same time? In Perl 6, you have a Proc object for each subprocess, and can query it for its status and/or result code; for things like sub