On Dec 6, 2007 2:28 PM, Gilles Chanteperdrix <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > 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.
Ok. I understand what you mean. You want pthread_cancel not to leave primary mode. This can easily be done by causing pthread_cancel to use the kernel-space real-time pthread_cancel service. This should work with no further modification. -- Gilles Chanteperdrix _______________________________________________ Xenomai-core mailing list Xenomaifirstname.lastname@example.org https://mail.gna.org/listinfo/xenomai-core