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A concurrent prime sieve
// A concurrent prime sieve
// via: http://golang.org/doc/play/sieve.go
package main
// Send the sequence 2, 3, 4, ... to channel 'ch'.
func Generate(ch chan<- int) {
for i := 2; ; i++ {
ch <- i // Send 'i' to channel 'ch'.
}
}
// Copy the values from channel 'in' to channel 'out',
// removing those divisible by 'prime'.
func Filter(in <-chan int, out chan<- int, prime int) {
for {
i := <-in // Receive value from 'in'.
if i%prime != 0 {
out <- i // Send 'i' to 'out'.
}
}
}
// The prime sieve: Daisy-chain Filter processes.
func main() {
ch := make(chan int) // Create a new channel.
go Generate(ch) // Launch Generate goroutine.
for i := 0; i < 10; i++ {
prime := <-ch
print(prime, "\n")
ch1 := make(chan int)
go Filter(ch, ch1, prime)
ch = ch1
}
}
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