[Haskell-cafe] killing a running thread interactively

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Sep 21 10:24:09 EDT 2005

On 16 September 2005 20:42, S. Alexander Jacobson wrote:

> If I am running a server interactively. (using ghci).
> Is there any way to kill its running threads without terminating the
> interpreter?

If you can get ThreadIds for the threads, yes.  GHCi doesn't (currently)
create a new thread for each expression evaluation, so attempting to
kill that thread might kill your GHCi session (it shouldn't but that's
another story).


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