`await null` to stay in the same tick?

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Sun Feb 7 21:51:36 UTC 2016

On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 1:38 PM, /#!/JoePea <joe at trusktr.io> wrote:

> I'm not sure where's the best place to ask, but if I
> ```
> await null
> ```
> in an async function does that guarantee that the following code will
> execute immediately (control flow will not go anywhere else)?

Absolutely not. The continuation of an await always runs in another
turn/job, i.e., it always starts with an empty stack. between the awaiting
turn and the resumption at the await point, other jobs will interleave.

> - Joe
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