On Dec 6, 2007 2:24 PM, Wolfgang Grandegger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> > On Dec 6, 2007 1:31 PM, Wolfgang Grandegger <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> how do I cancel or delete a Xenomai POSIX thread running in primary
> >> context from a higher priority thread? IIUC, pthread_kill() can only be
> >> used in secondary context. I tried pthread_cancel(), but it only works
> >> when hitting a cancelation point, e.g. pthread_testcancel(). Setting
> >> pthread_setcanceltype(PTHREAD_CANCEL_ASYNCHRONOUS) did not help. Is
> >> there a code snippet or even an example program showing how to cancel a
> >> pthread in primary context?
> > pthread_kill or pthread_cancel should result in sending a signal to
> > the target thread, so should cause this thread to switch to secondary
> > mode to handle it. If you want to wait for the target thread to be
> > canceled, you should use pthread_cancel and pthread_join.
> There is no way to cancel a pthread in primary mode from another pthread?
No. You always need secondary mode to effectively delete a thread. The
same goes for the native skin.
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