[slime-devel] Re: SWANK:LIST-THREADS

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Fri Aug 8 13:04:19 UTC 2008

* Tobias C. Rittweiler [2008-08-08 10:10+0200] writes:

> Hi,
> is there any intrinsic reason why LIST-THREADS stores the currently
> active threads in *THREAD-LIST*?  Since we transmit the actual thread ids
> back to Emacs, we could simply use them to retrieve the thread objects,
> couldn't we?

Yes, that would be simpler.  I think when we wrote that we didn't have
the thread-id function.  Not all implementations have a native thread-id
function and we need to emulate it.


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