Killing threads

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Tue Sep 27 19:15:06 UTC 2016

Daniel Franke <dfoxfranke at>:
> Hal's question was about *killing* threads. Even if a thread only 3
> ever makes thread-safe calls, it's still unsafe to kill, because doing so
> can leave its mutexes locked and the data they control in an inconsistent
> state.

Oh, you're right.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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