Module futures::task [] [src]

Tools for working with tasks.

This module contains:

Tasks themselves are generally created by spawning a future onto an executor. However, you can manually construct a task by creating your own Context instance, and polling a future with it.

The remaining types and traits in the module are used for implementing executors or dealing with synchronization issues around task wakeup.

Structs

AtomicWaker

A synchronization primitive for task wakeup.

Context

Information about the currently-running task.

LocalKey

A key for task-local data stored in a future's task.

LocalMap

A map storing task-local data.

Waker

A Waker is a handle for waking up a task by notifying its executor that it is ready to be run.

Traits

UnsafeWake

An unsafe trait for implementing custom memory management for a Waker.

Wake

A way of waking up a specific task.