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NAME

Pipeline::Segment::Async::Handler - interface for asynchronous segment models

SYNOPSIS

  use Pipeline::Segment::Async::Handler;
  use base qw( Pipeline::Segment::Async::Handler );

DESCRIPTION

The Pipeline::Segment::Async::Handler module is provided only as an under which an asynchronous segment model is going to work.

METHODS

canop()

canop() returns true if the asynchronous model will work under the current system configuration.

run()

run() starts the asynchronous mode segment.

reattach()

reattach() provides a means to reconnect an asynchronous segment to obtain its results.

discard()

discard() throws away an asynchronous segment, indicating that its results will never be used.

SEE ALSO

Pipeline::Segment::Async::Fork, Pipeline::Segment::Async::IThreads

AUTHOR

James A. Duncan <jduncan@fotango.com>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2003 Fotango Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

This module is released under the same terms as Perl itself.