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Any way to send signal from a thread to his parent thread?

by anaconda_wly (Scribe)
on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:18 UTC ( #1030120=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
anaconda_wly has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I created a thread from main listening commands from the remote. If command is an "END" command, the listening thread should notify the main to do sth. and then exit. I see Thread::signalling can notify from main thread to a child thread. How to do the reverse?

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Re: Any way to send signal from a thread to his parent thread?
by Random_Walk (Prior) on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:47 UTC

    you could use a signal queue created with Thread::Queue. The children can then post messages to main on the queue.

    Cheers,
    R.

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