Fibers, Continuations and Tail-Calls
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Mac and Linux on x86-64
Download and Build from Source
$ hg clone http://hg.openjdk.java.net/loom/loom $ cd loom $ hg update -r fibers $ sh configure $ make images
(Note that you must switch to the fibers branch before building)
JVM TI support (fiber debugging)
- Forced preemption
Serialization of fiber/continuation
Fibers are implemented in the core libraries. A fiber is implemented as a continuation (of fiber scope) that is wrapped as a task and scheduled by a j.u.c.Executor.