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Bug 324931 - Feature request: pthread_kill() and pthread_cancel() analogs for GThread
Feature request: pthread_kill() and pthread_cancel() analogs for GThread
Product: glib
Classification: Platform
Component: gthread
Other All
: Normal enhancement
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Assigned To: gtkdev
: 328213 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-12-24 14:23 UTC by Andrew W. Nosenko
Modified: 2006-01-23 02:42 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: Unversioned Enhancement

Description Andrew W. Nosenko 2005-12-24 14:23:31 UTC
It would be wery nice to have pthread_kill() and pthread_cancel() analogs for
Just because using of GLib's thread-related machinery everywhere but some
threads, which should be killable/cancellable, is very ugly...  :-(
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2005-12-30 00:42:52 UTC
thread cancellation has been discussed here:
and here:

The general consensus has always been that asynchronous cancellation 
of threads is a bad idea.
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-01-23 02:42:45 UTC
*** Bug 328213 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***