[Spread-users] SP_kill() calls in SP_receive and multicast calls
Alec H. Peterson
alec.peterson at messagesystems.com
Fri Sep 15 12:07:16 EDT 2006
On Sep 15, 2006, at 9:04, John Lane Schultz wrote:
> Hi Alec,
> This race condition has been removed in Spread 4. Now the only way
> a mailbox/descriptor will be closed is through an explicit call by
> the user to either SP_disconnect or SP_kill. This allows the user
> to do the proper synchronization between threads to ensure each
> thread is talking on the proper mailbox.
> We believe that this is a strictly better way of handling shutting
> down mailboxes and do not intend to support the previous behavior
> any longer.
Great, yet another reason to look at Spread 4 :-)
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