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Re^3: threads and their alternativesby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 30, 2011 at 21:42 UTC||Need Help??|
AnyEvent is fairly portable
Really? Does it work with files and pipes under Windows?
Does AnyEvent::DBI work on Windows? Cos you certainly wouldn't think so looking at the source:
has a solution to blocking APIs like DBI. ... it spawns an external process which executes the fetch and then passes the results back via IPC.
I guess I could have said "don't have a good solution", but I don't consider starting a new process for each query and then having to squeeze potentially large amounts of structured data through a byte stream, a solution worthy of the name.
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