On Thu, Jun 22, 2000 at 11:22:29AM +0100, Kenn Humborg mentioned:
> For example:
>> open input file
> open output file
> malloc I/O buffer
> do stuff
> free buffer
> close output file
> close input file
>> You are talking about waiting for multiple events to happen.
> In general, there is no analogue of the "resource deallocation"
> step there.
And, if you have to open ten files, and make sure they are all OK, before
going on, things get *really* messy.
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