[chuck-users] can there be many ::ms in while?
operagasten at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 08:27:15 EDT 2007
> That's also quite simple. You can run threads (we call them shreds)
> next to the main one. You define those as functions and you "spork"
> the function.
> //let's define a function
> fun void paralel()
> //this will loop forever
> second => now;
> //let's try sporking it
> spork ~ paralel();
> //now we write the main loop that will run next to it
> //this will also loop forever
> .75::second => now;
> //anything that you would write here will never get executed because
> the program will always be stuck in that last loop. you could still
> define functions here though.
> See? not at all hard. You can run as many functions next to eachother
> as you like, they can all be different or they could all be the same.
> If they are all the same you only need to define it once and can spork
> it as many times as you'd like (untill the cpu gives up! Notice that
> they can all run at different speeds if you'd like, in my example
> above one loops in .75 seconds while the other takes a whole second so
> they will drift in and out of phase.
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