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From: Phil Endecott (spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-30 17:03:36

Howard Hinnant wrote:
> Actually thread cancellation is old. Many (not all) thread API's
> have some form or another of cancellation. That being said, the
> compromise reached at the Kona meeting 4 weeks ago was to remove
> cancellation (or interruption) from the proposal. This removal is
> reflected in N2411.

That's unfortunate. I'm a little confused about how completely
removing it is a "compromise"!

This is something that I need. Does anyone know of an alternative
(POSIX-compatible) C++ thread library that offers cancellation? If not
I may try to write on.


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