Re: thread cancellation

On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 10:51, Ian McKellar wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 00:37, Ted Gould wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 12:21, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > Has anyone else solved this problem in a different way?  Opinions?
> > 
> > It seems to me that a good way to solve this is by sending signals to
> > the threads. 
> Traditional linuxthreads handle signals differently from nptl threads
> and posix threads, and in fact I don't believe you can send signals to
> threads in posix threads.
> Signals are never the answer.

You have a problem. You decide to use signals to solve it. Now you have
two problems.

(Bad misquote)

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