[Haskell-cafe] thread killed

Clark Gaebel cgaebel at uwaterloo.ca
Thu Apr 5 00:43:23 CEST 2012

Whenever I've deadlocked, it terminated the program with "thread
blocked indefinitely in an MVar operation".

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 5:59 PM, tsuraan <tsuraan at gmail.com> wrote:
> My Snap handlers communicate with various resource pools, often
> through MVars.  Is it possible that MVar deadlock would be causing the
> runtime system to kill off a contending thread, giving it a
> ThreadKilled exception?  It looks like ghc does do deadlock detection,
> but I can't find any docs on how exactly it deals with deadlocks.
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