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From Ryan Bloom <...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: APR: detached threads?
Date Sun, 06 Jun 1999 21:27:40 GMT
On Sun, 6 Jun 1999, Manoj Kasichainula wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 05, 1999 at 05:12:48PM -0400, Ryan Bloom wrote:
> > If the OS doesn't allow for detached threads, we need to know this,
> > because the current hybrid model relies on detached threads.
> 
> Not any more. The need for joinable threads went away with the new
> graceful restart model.

Exactly.  If the OS does not allow for having a detached thread, we would
need to use joinable threads.  The current implementation relies on NOT
using joinable threads.

Ryan

> 
> It's still a useful feature to provide, though.
> 
> -- 
> Manoj Kasichainula - manojk at io dot com - http://www.io.com/~manojk/
> "We don't consider it a loophole. I would think of it more as a
> vulnerability." - Jon Roberts, Microsoft spokesman
> 

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