Signals + minimal proposal (was Re: asynchronous exceptions)

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Fri Apr 7 08:32:35 EDT 2006

On 07 April 2006 13:24, David Roundy wrote:

> The catch to this [no pun intended]
> is that when the main thread exits all other threads are silently
> terminated, without the chance to clean up...

This is a mistake in GHC, I think.  When someone calls exit, or when the
main thread exits, all the other threads in the system should be send
exceptions too. 


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