From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-28 15:05:48
> I have thought about providing an "interrupt handle" which you can
> obtain either from a boost::thread object, or by calling
> boost::this_thread::get_interrupt_handle() or similar, in which case a
> detached thread would be interruptible.
At this point how far would you be from N2178? It does give you this exact
functionality, and in addition, one gets always-joinable handles that keep
referring to its thread unless assigned something else.
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