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Re^5: threads and their alternatives

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Sep 30, 2011 at 22:20 UTC ( #928946=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: threads and their alternatives
in thread Alternatives to threads for maintaining GUI app responsiveness

I haven't used AnyEvent::DBI, as I'd use a thread instead of an external process

Then what would be the point of AnyEvent for the OPs problem?

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Re^6: threads and their alternatives
by Corion (Pope) on Sep 30, 2011 at 22:26 UTC

    My reply was more in regard to your statement that "there exists no solution" for calling blocking APIs (outside of threads), where I wanted to highlight that there exists no good solution (outside of threads).

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