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Re: interrupt handing and the GUI (bug #37672)

From: John Swensen
Subject: Re: interrupt handing and the GUI (bug #37672)
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:10:26 -0500

On Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 9:59 AM, John W. Eaton <address@hidden> wrote:
On 11/11/2013 07:22 AM, Michael Goffioul wrote:

I wouldn't bother too much about Windows here, as SIGINT handling is
quite different and AFAIK *always* happen in a separate thread just
created by the OS to handle the signal.

So what is the fix for Windows then?  We seem to have the same problem there, that interrupting things like

  sleep (10);


  inv (large_matrix);

doesn't work.


Maybe you had already seen this StackOverflow discussion about this same problem
It seems that the answer given by Shakta fits the need of the Octave GUI, but I will let those who are much more entrenched in the problem decide if it is any help.

John Swensen

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