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- Subject: Re: Timing out LUA programs
- From: Eric Tetz <erictetz@...>
- Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 10:12:51 -0700 (PDT)
--- Sean Middleditch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> *cough*pre-emptive Lua threads w/ time quotas*cough*
> Should I try starting another one of the pre-emptive vs. cooperative
> threading debates, and throw in the point of killing threads as well?
> Really, this feature should be simple to code in with the yield support
> Lua already has.
It already has:
> Long running Lua threads could allow the embedding application to
> continue running, or simply be killed off.
Off topic: anyone know how to "kill off a thread" safely in Windows? There is a KillThread in the
API, but it definitely does not qualify as "safe".
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