[Spread-users] SP_kill() calls in SP_receive and multicast calls
John Lane Schultz
jschultz at spreadconcepts.com
Fri Sep 15 12:12:32 EDT 2006
We have made no decision with regards to 3.17.4 on whether to keep the old
behavior (most likely), change to the new behavior (unlikely) or add some kind
of option like you suggest, which could be a good alternative.
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.
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