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Re: scsh in PLT Scheme?
At Tue, 26 Mar 2002 19:30:08 -0500, "Neil W. Van Dyke" wrote:
> 1. Ability to bind a socket to a specific address.
This is on my near-term list.
> 2. Block I/O, for low-level efficiency when doing things like
> shuffling blocks of bytes verbatim between ports. In Guile, these
> are "read-string!/partial" and "write-string!/partial".
`read-string', `read-string-avail!', and `write-string/avail'.
> 3. Ability to make socket I/O be non-blocking. In Guile, this is:
> (fcntl port F_SETFL (logior O_NONBLOCK (fcntl port F_GETFL)))
`read-string-avail!' and `write-string/avail' support non-blocking I/O
> 4. Posix "select" or similar.
`object-wait'. It doesn't support output ports at the moment, but it
will within a couple of weeks (if a re-write of Windows I/O goes as