Re: Rolling your own event handler
"Tom Gaskins" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> give up.
> Rather than handing event control to HT and telling HT to listen for X
> input, perhaps one could use the normal X event/input control and tell
> X/Xt to listen for HT input. A program can use XtAppAddInput (' not sure
I too think that would be nice. What we need then is 1) a method to get
the file descriptor associated with an request and 2) a method to call when
there is data pending on the socket.
I haven't been able to see how one could do this with the current
implementation of the library.
> that file descriptor. Alternatively, and this is what I've done for the time
> being, one can modify HTEvent_loop to return after some number of iterations
> through the loop. The loop can be invoked at whatever frequency is needed, in
> response to Xt timer or work-proc callbacks.
That's my approach too, but it's, IMHO, kinda kludgy to modify the library to