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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-14 13:37:41

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> At 10:12 AM 1/14/2002, bill_kempf wrote:
> > ...
> >
> >Cancellation is being evaluated, and will eventually be added to
> >Boost.Threads. Because of the issues above, however, I can't predict
> >when this will be.
> I don't have any problem with cancellation being excluded until it can be
> done right.
> I'm guessing that at least some of the time when people ask for thread
> cancellation, there is some other mechanism which will often serve. If
> that's correct, do we have a write-up of "how to simulate
> thread-cancellation"? The FAQ entry for cancellation could link to it.

Why make users reinvent the cancellation wheel?

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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