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The best way to circumvent the lack of Thread.kill ?
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Date: 2005-11-02 (10:35)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] The best way to circumvent the lack of Thread.kill ?
On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 10:52:12AM +0100, Julien Narboux wrote:
> My problem is that I don't want to pollute my target thread with checks 
> for a variable.
> Indeed, I am writing a graphical user interface for an automated theorem 
> prover.

How about forking off the theorem prover as a separate process?  You
can communicate the result back to the main program using either a
status code or a pipe (depending on how complex the result structure
is).  The interrupt button just kills the forked process.


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