From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-12 11:00:41
At Monday 2002/08/12 05:53, you wrote:
>>If join is called on a thread that terminated through an exception, then you
>>could notify the caller of join that the thread terminated through an
>>uncaught exception, but that is another issue.
>And how do other threads know that the thread has terminated?
how does join() work?
> And remember the mechanism needs to be thread safe. And even after
> that, what should I do with the knowledge if the thread in question is
> one created by some library?
if you know it's being "join()ed" does it matter who created it?
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