{MUD} threads

Chris Lawrence clawrenc at xsvr1.cup.hp.com
Fri Aug 23 12:55:31 New Zealand Standard Time 1996

On Aug 23,  8:38pm, Wout Mertens wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Aug 1996, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> > I use fast RAM semephores to signal an executing event to die.  I then
> > rely on the clean-up processing of the event, and its messsages to the
> > DB invalidating the uncommitted changes to do the clean ups.
> How do the threads know they have to die? They poll the semaphore? Hmm. If
> they're interpreting, that's simple of course...

I think I have the byte-code translator check the semaphore every time
it leaves a block, and immediately prior to exiting an event.

> I meant more like: All memory /belongs/ to the mud, but threads put their
> stamp on what's theirs. Or have a list of running Actions, that have a
> list of all allocated things. Whatever...

Yup.  As I recall I use OSE memory pools and then let the clean up routines in
the various parties (DB, Event, etc) wipe the pools.

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