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Re: perlthread.pod -- First draft of thread docs

From:
Matthias Urlichs
Date:
October 26, 1999 01:55
Subject:
Re: perlthread.pod -- First draft of thread docs
Message ID:
19991026105451.B17579@noris.de
Hi,

Tuomas J. Lukka:
> 
> Actually, I think that maybe
> 	$lock = lock $obj;
> 	undef $lock;
> would make a nice interface
>
That's somewhat nonintuitive, IMHO, because the current semantics of

     foo();

are identical to

     {  my $bar = foo(); }
or
     my $bar = foo();
	 $bar = undef;

so the lock code would need some internal magic to determine whether its
return value is going to be stored anywhere.

Somehow I doubt that the current Perl core allows for this..?
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