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Marc A. Lehmann

NAME

Coro::Signal - coroutine signals (binary semaphores)

SYNOPSIS

 use Coro::Signal;

 $sig = new Coro::Signal;

 $sig->wait; # wait for signal

 # ... some other "thread"

 $sig->send;

DESCRIPTION

This module implements signals/binary semaphores/condition variables (basically all the same thing). You can wait for a signal to occur or send it, in which case it will wake up one waiter, or it can be broadcast, waking up all waiters.

It is recommended not to mix send and broadcast calls on the same Coro::Signal - it should work as documented, but it can easily confuse you :->

$sig = new Coro::Signal;

Create a new signal.

$sig->wait

Wait for the signal to occur (via either send or broadcast). Returns immediately if the signal has been sent before.

$sig->send

Send the signal, waking up one waiting process or remember the signal if no process is waiting.

$sig->broadcast

Send the signal, waking up all waiting process. If no process is waiting the signal is lost.

$sig->awaited

Return true when the signal is being awaited by some process.

AUTHOR

 Marc Lehmann <schmorp@schmorp.de>
 http://home.schmorp.de/