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From: Iain K.Hanson (iain.hanson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-07 10:36:40

----- Original Message -----
From: William E. Kempf
Sent: 07 August 2002 15:35
To: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Re: Threads & Exceptions

----- Original Message -----
From: "Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 4:39 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Re: Threads & Exceptions

>> I see an "unreported exception" just like any other resource leak.
>> we don't terminate processes because somebody forgets to do a delete[]
>> what's so "magic" about an exception?

>The C++ standard explicitly defines the behavior here. I suppose that's
>"magic" you're referring to.

I read this as a request for the standard to be changed to accomadate MT and
therefore an uncaught exception on an unjoined thread could result in thread
death not process termination. Maybe by calling thread_terminate( ).


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