Definitions

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  • adj. That does not block; allowing other tasks to proceed immediately rather than having to wait for completion.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ blocking

Examples

  • It'll use POSIX Threads to implement multiple virtual CPUs, and the libffi/dlopen tricks for loading external libraries or wrappers for them written in C, and will use nonblocking I/O.

    Snell-Pym » HYDROGEN: Implementation

  • Communication between mwhods (and server updates sent to mwhods) is done with UDP datagrams, since they're fast, nonblocking, and throw-away.

    FAQ: Rec.Games.Mud.Accounce Part 3

  • Artist is a flexible and easily expandable digital matrix intercom system that supports up to 1,024x1,024 nonblocking ports.

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  • Single threaded and nonblocking makes a light weight and clean API.

    AutoHotkey Community

  • Up to 128 mainframes can be connected via a redundant optical fiber ring to form a single large, full summing, nonblocking distributed matrix with up to 1,024 ports.

    Aktuellste Pressemeldungen der PresseBox

  • IO:: Event is a Perl module that provides a object-based callback system for handling nonblocking IO.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Initially, the Vantage 8500 will support 288 nonblocking 10G Ethernet ports, with future plans to accommodate 432 and 576 10G Ethernet ports with higher density line cards.

    Netflash

  • It then goes on to state, "In nonblocking mode, Send may complete successfully even if it sends less than the number of bytes you request."

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  • To get the bandwidth the chip needs, architects provide each processing site, including the accelerators, with local caches, and they may tie everything together through a nonblocking switch fabric.

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  • If your processing continuously dies at this point, it's likely not enough time is being given between the nonblocking saveURL calls and the time the tileRotate. pl process is called.

    LXer Linux News

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