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How to kill a thread

How to kill a thread

How to kill a thread

Hello everybody!
Well, this is not a very lively thread J
Anyway, I have a question…
I’m writing a multithreaded application. Suppose I have a my thread class


    execute is

end -- class MY_THREAD

and I run it from the parent class

class PARENT
feature {NONE}
    make is
        create thr
    thr: MY_THREAD
end -- class PARENT

Now the question is, since thread has an infinite loop is there a way to kill that thread from PARENT class or this thread is going to live there forever? Let’s assume that the application doesn’t exit when make of parent finishes execution.

Thanks in advance,

RE: How to kill a thread


  I've never used Eiffel threads, I can just give you some ideas.
Assuming you are using the EiffelThread library, you may try the "yield" procedure defined in THREAD_CONTROL (THREAD inherits from this class).


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