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Scala example source code file (Line.scala)

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The Scala Line.scala source code

/* NSC -- new Scala compiler
 * Copyright 2005-2011 LAMP/EPFL
 * @author  Paul Phillips

package scala.tools.nsc
package interpreter

import java.util.concurrent.locks.ReentrantLock
import scala.tools.nsc.util.Exceptional
import Exceptional.unwrap
import Line._

/** Encapsulation of a single line in the repl.  The concurrency
 *  infrastructure arose to deal with signals so SIGINT could be
 *  trapped without losing the repl session, but it will be useful
 *  in ways beyond that.  Each line obtains a thread and the repl
 *  waits on a condition indicating that either the line has
 *  completed or failed.
class Line[+T](val code: String, body: => T) {
  private var _state: State      = Running
  private var _result: Any       = null
  private var _caught: Throwable = null
  private val lock               = new ReentrantLock()
  private val finished           = lock.newCondition()

  private def withLock[T](body: => T) = {
    try body
    finally lock.unlock()
  private def setState(state: State) = withLock {
    _state = state
  // private because it should be called by the manager.
  private def cancel() = if (running) setState(Cancelled)

  // This is where the line thread is created and started.
  private val _thread = io.daemonize {
    try {
      _result = body
    catch {
      case x =>
        _caught = x
  def state     = _state
  def thread    = _thread
  def alive     = thread.isAlive
  def runaway   = !success && alive
  def success   = _state == Done
  def running   = _state == Running

  def caught() = { await() ; _caught }
  def get()    = { await() ; _result }
  def await()  = withLock { while (running) finished.await() }

object Line {
  // seconds to let a runaway thread live before calling stop()
  private val HUNTER_KILLER_DELAY = 5

  // A line opens in state Running, and will eventually
  // transition to Threw (an exception was caught), Cancelled
  // (the line was explicitly cancelled, presumably by SIGINT)
  // or Done (success).
  sealed abstract class State
  case object Running extends State
  case object Threw extends State
  case object Cancelled extends State
  case object Done extends State
  class Manager {
    /** Override to add behavior for runaway lines.  This method will
     *  be called if a line thread is still running five seconds after
     *  it has been cancelled.
    def onRunaway(line: Line[_]): Unit = ()

    private var _current: Option[Line[_]] = None
    def current = _current

    def clear() = {
      _current foreach (_.cancel())
      _current = None
    def set[T](code: String)(body: => T) = {
      val line = new Line(code, body)
      _current = Some(line)
    def running = _current.isDefined
    def cancel() = {
      current foreach { line =>
        if (line.runaway)
          io.timer(HUNTER_KILLER_DELAY) { if (line.alive) onRunaway(line) }

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