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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.44] Beta progress?
From: Gaetano Mendola (mendola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-06 09:55:40

On 07/26/2010 10:11 PM, Anthony Williams wrote:
> However, in practice it is not. I am not aware of any platforms where I
> can cleanly catch a cancellation from pthread_cancel and translate it
> into a boost::thread_interrupted exception. If I figure out a way, I'll
> gladly use it.

Since gcc4.3 (?) it's possible to do this:

#include <cxxabi.h>

try {
  ::pthread_cond_wait (&condition, &mutex);
catch ( abi::__forced_unwind& ) {
  std::cout << "thread cancelled" << std::endl;
  throw boost::thread_interrupted;

isn't this what you are looking for ?

Gaetano Mendola

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