[mercury-users] Callbacks and may_call_mercury

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sat May 20 11:50:26 AEST 2006

On 06-Apr-2006, Jonathan Morgan <jonmmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
> If I write foreign code that intercepts a callback and then forwards
> it on to the relevant Mercury predicate, should I tag all other
> foreign code as may_call_mercury (as a callback could be triggered
> while any of them are running)?


Note that some care may be required if you are interfacing with
multithreaded foreign code.  Some back-ends (grades) may not
support that.

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