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Threads which have blocked Fibers are not killable #841

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halorgium opened this issue Jul 1, 2013 · 4 comments
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Threads which have blocked Fibers are not killable #841

halorgium opened this issue Jul 1, 2013 · 4 comments
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@halorgium halorgium commented Jul 1, 2013

It seems that a Thread which is running a Fiber and that Fiber is blocked on a Queue#pop is unkillable via Thread#kill.

repro

@headius mentioned that it should be possible to kill the Thread's current Fiber.
@dbussink wrote a rubyspec for this recently. rubinius/rubinius@9efac8a

/cc @tarcieri rubinius/rubinius#2392

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@halorgium halorgium commented Jul 1, 2013

This is somewhat related to the "Thread.current does not remain consistent between Fibers" bug.

I have been toying with killing all the Threads which are backing the Fibers.

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@halorgium halorgium commented Jul 2, 2013

Killing the Thread.current which is for the Fiber before killing the root Fiber's Thread allows the Thread to die.

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@MSNexploder MSNexploder commented Jul 14, 2016

Repro works just as expected on JRuby 9.1.2.0

@enebo enebo added this to the JRuby 9.2.0.0 milestone May 17, 2017
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@enebo enebo commented May 17, 2017

Confirmed this is working in 9.x and 1.7.x is EOL. Resolving against a release so it shows up.

@enebo enebo closed this May 17, 2017
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