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Remove SDL_KillThread() #52

SDLBugzilla opened this issue Feb 10, 2021 · 0 comments

Remove SDL_KillThread() #52

SDLBugzilla opened this issue Feb 10, 2021 · 0 comments


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@SDLBugzilla SDLBugzilla commented Feb 10, 2021

This bug report was migrated from our old Bugzilla tracker.

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Reported in version: 2.0.0
Reported for operating system, platform: All, All

Comments on the original bug report:

On 2006-04-27 06:00:46 +0000, Sam Lantinga wrote:

In many operating systems and circumstances it's not safe to kill off a thread. We should remove this function from the API.

For discussion: Should we provide an API for thread cancellation points?

On 2006-10-28 21:09:05 +0000, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:

Created attachment 175
Patch to gut SDL_KillThread().

This patch makes SDL_KillThread() a no-op, removes it from all the platform backends, and updates the comments in SDL_thread.h.


On 2006-10-28 21:10:02 +0000, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:

Tossing to Sam: commit the patch if you like it, please.


On 2008-11-23 20:52:47 +0000, Sam Lantinga wrote:

Committed revision 4125.

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