[Haskell-cafe] Spurious program crashes
joelr1 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 10:38:49 EST 2005
Actually, this has just become crucial for me. In my using of
hWaitForInput I missed that it blocks all other threads if no input
is available :-(. Arghh! I still need timeouts.
On Nov 17, 2005, at 3:00 PM, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Regarding the behaviour of killThread, I believe the version in GHC is
> slightly different from the version described in the Asynchronous
> Exceptions paper, in particular the GHC version blocks until the
> exception has been delivered to the target thread (use another
> forkIO to
> get the fully async version).
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