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From: Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Has the thread cancellation problem evolved ?
On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 11:12:40AM -0400, Brian Hurt wrote:
> Robert Fischer wrote:
>> Brian Hurt wrote:

> Until you get someone "clever", who does something like (in Ocaml):

> let rec do_my_work () =
>    try
>       do_a_bunch_of_work ()
>    with
>    | Thread_abort_exception ->
>       (* Ack!  Someone tried to kill me!  I refuse to die! *)
>       do_my_work ()
> ;;

> I suppose eventually you'd blow stack.

Nah, that recursion is a tail recursion, so stack use doesn't grow :)

-- 
Lionel