[Haskell-cafe] killing a running thread interactively

S. Alexander Jacobson alex at alexjacobson.com
Wed Sep 21 16:13:08 EDT 2005

Is the general pattern to write all threadIds to a file, and then have 
a separate function that takes the file and kills them?

Or is there something more clever?


On Wed, 21 Sep 2005, Simon Marlow wrote:

> 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).
> Cheers,
> 	Simon
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