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On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 17:33, Stefan Reich
<> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 11:47 PM, HyperHacker <> wrote:
>> I think the term you want is "critical section". A thread can ask that
>> it not be interrupted until it finishes some task (delimited by calls
>> to EnterCriticalSection and LeaveCriticalSection or similar). Of
>> course then you have to figure out what to do if a thread gets into an
>> endless loop in that section...
> The OS functions will not produce endless loops. We just program them
> properly. :)

Right, but what if I do:
while true do end

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