[Haskell-cafe] killThread and FFI calls

Joel Reymont joelr1 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 10:35:11 EST 2005

On Dec 14, 2005, at 3:22 PM, Simon Marlow wrote:

> On 14 December 2005 14:26, Joel Reymont wrote:
>> How does killThread work with FFI calls? What happens at the low
>> level when a thread is blocked on an FFI call and received a
>> KillThread exception? Does it exit immediately via some GHC magic or
>> is the exception caught when the FFI call returns?
> The latter.

Does this change if I kill a thread that's blocked on I/O in a  
threaded runtime?

Does it get cleaned up immediately?


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