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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/htdocs/manual/developer layeredio.html index.html
Date Tue, 28 Mar 2000 02:25:04 GMT
On Mon, 27 Mar 2000, Greg Stein wrote:

> I'm not sure what you mean by "asynchronous handlers." The processors can
> block on a pipe, or use a callback and state machine. Is the state machine
> what you meant by async handler?

all of the above -- either with pipes or callbacks.  state machines are
examples of implementing callbacks.

other options include co-routines, which are really just userland threads
in disguise.  co-routines allow you to have a stack and longjmp() around
to another stack context -- but within the same thread context.


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