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From: Anthony Williams (anthony.ajw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-30 02:57:48

"vicente.botet" <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Have the functions suspend/resume a sens for a thread?

I don't think so. This is far more dangerous than interruption, since
a suspended thread may still hold locks.

If you want to suspend a thread, have it check a shared data structure
periodically and block with a condition variable if a "suspend" flag
is set until that flag becomes clear again.


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