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Subject: [Boost-users] boost::thread join() and DLL unloading
From: Christopher Pisz (cpisz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-14 17:48:06
My dll seems to be hanging in the when passed to regsvr32
I debugged through it and it is in deadlock on a boost::thread::join()
The call stack tells me:
The DLL is unloading
The destructor to a global has been called
That global contains a boost::thread object, on which join() has been called.
(The boost::thread procedure has already exited)
join() never returns.
I've googled for a few hours and seen people mention something to the effect
of "you cannot call join from DllMain" and "while DLL is unloading", but no
explanation or alternative.
How would I go about fixing this problem?
I don't think I can guarentee noone will ever make a global instance of my
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