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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-18 12:26:39

From: "Alexander Terekhov" <terekhov_at_[hidden]>
> neither windows nor pthreads destroy their internal
> dynamic thread objects when threads run to completion
> (unless you have explicitly asked for implicit/auto
> destruction on thread termination via "detach";
> pthreads: PTHREAD_CREATE_DETACHED/pthread_detach,
> windows: close handle returned from CreateThread/last
> replica handle).
> why C++ library should do it differently?

Well, because good C++ libraries don't leak resources unless instructed to.

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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