[MLton-user] signal handlers
Wesley W. Terpstra
wesley at terpstra.ca
Sat Dec 1 13:27:43 PST 2007
On Dec 1, 2007, at 10:09 PM, Dave Herman wrote:
> But how do you actually trap them? I can't find the ML analog of
fun h () = print "hello world\n"
val () = MLton.Signal.setHandler (Posix.Signal.cont,
I don't believe it's possible to write a signal handler in SML97 (ie:
you need MLton extensions). This is because signal handling requires
some concept of asynchronous method invocation or multiple threads,
both of which are not available in SML97.
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