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Re^2: Thread Tracking.

by molecules (Monk)
on Apr 12, 2010 at 12:42 UTC ( #834258=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Thread Tracking.
in thread Thread Tracking.

However, if you have detached any threads, you won't know about them using this function.

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Re^3: Thread Tracking.
by Anonymous Monk on Apr 12, 2010 at 19:48 UTC

    If you still care about your threads, why are you detaching them?

      If you still care about your threads, why are you detaching them?

      They don't return anything, so there's no point in joining them. And I don't want dead threads to accumulate in memory, so I detach them.

      But it would be oh so useful to be able to wait until any remaining have gone before terminating the main thread.

      And it would be so easy for the threads class to provide threads->list( threads->detached ).

      And ->is_detached(). "Philosphical objections" aside.

      Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
      "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
      In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

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