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Id: 1687
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Subject: child functions (via Wheel::Run) could return values
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While constantly forking/exiting functions has a certain amount of overhead beyond simply forking a persistent transaction processor, it does present a seductive level of simplicity. Provide a Wheel::Run flag/mode that lets child functions (Program => \&code) return values. The child and wheel would agree to use Filter::Reference to pass back whatever, possibly including the value with CloseEvent. Suggested by "trhtgtfr" on efnet #poe.
Nobody's needed this for four years. It's not a priority.


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