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Re: wip-threads-and-fork

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: wip-threads-and-fork
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:41:02 +0100
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>>>> On Wed 21 Mar 2012 22:26, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>>>>> What about adding a big fat warning in the doc about use of
>>>>> ‘primitive-fork’ in a multi-threaded program?

> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> skribis:
>> If other threads are active, I think primitive-fork should raise an
>> error.  But if you think warnings are the way to go, I'm OK with that
>> too.  Do you still think warnings are the right answer?
> I think so, and with a caveat in the manual.

Done: added a warning to stable-2.0, a note to the docs, and changed the
error to a warning in master.


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