[squeak-dev] Re: Resuming a terminated process
bonzini at gnu.org
Thu Mar 27 09:01:52 UTC 2008
Andreas Raab wrote:
> Hi -
> Here is an interesting one:
> p := [self inform: 'Oh, noes'] fork.
> p terminate.
> p resume.
> This works fine on all Squeak versions that I've tried it on. Do people
> agree that this is a bug and should raise an error or is there any
> reason why it should behave the way it does right now?
I don't know if this is the case, but I can see why this happens:
terminating is not something that happens instantaneously when you send
#terminate. In particular, it could take a while if p has a low priority.
I don't remember offhand is Squeak has a #primTerminate method, or
something like that, that is basically
suspendedContext := nil.
If it has, allowing to resume after a #primTerminate would definitely be
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