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RE: Inheritance that can add/remove and new occam?
On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, O'Neill, Brian wrote:
> I am not sure what you are requesting here. In a truly parallel system it
> is not possible to stop listening. All input messages must be processed or
> at least buffered and then over written. In occam channels can be created
> and destroyed but this requires the co-operation of both ends. Also both
> the occam and C compilers had library calls which allowed the user to guard
> a channel input or output with a timeout. If the call was not completed in
> the timout period the channel was killed.
I am interested in channel creation/detsruction at run-time in Occam. I
would like a process C to send creation (kill later) message to a pair of
processes P & Q.
I'd assume creation message should also specify direction as well.
Could Brian or some one enlightne me more on this? - thanks.