[Haskell-cafe] Why don't my OS threads terminate?

sclv s.clover at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 18:27:12 CET 2011

Bas van Dijk-2 wrote:
> I believe the OS threads are created by my levmar library. This
> library uses bindings-levmar[4] which is a binding to a C library.
> bindings-levmar uses safe FFI calls because the levmar C procedures
> are reentrant (they need to call back into Haskell to execute the
> model function). I believe the RTS creates an OS thread for each safe
> FFI call.

Sounds like #4262: http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4262

(Should be fixed in head)

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