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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-06 17:23:50

"Burc Arpat" <burch_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> one question, though: i understand thread cancellation is gonna be
one of
> the topics to work on. to be honest, it is gonna be quite important
for us
> in the future. do you think it will be safe to say at least an
alpha level
> work on this issue will be available within the next 6 months?

Thread cancellation in C++ is a difficult and often contentious topic,
so I don't think it would be safe to say that. However, there is at
least the beginning of a thread cancellation implementation in the
thread_dev branch in CVS. I haven't looked at it yet to see how
(in)complete it is.

> although i
> don't consider myself a threading guru, as i mentioned before, i'll
help out
> as much as i can towards such a goal

> burch

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