queues and things

Eddie Corns eddie at holyrood.ed.ac.uk
Tue Jun 15 17:22:16 CEST 2004

"User At" <User at invalid.domain> writes:

>I currently have a deamon that reads a data from a serial port, and based  
>on certain data it sends out alert messages (sms,email,etc). The problem I  
>have is that sending alerts requires a bit of time (about 30 seconds), so  
>I use non-blocking queues which works fine. But, when a signal to  
>"terminate" is sent to the daemon, only the first entry in the alert queue  
>is completed before exit. Is there way to get all the items on the queue  
>to be executed before the exit?

Put a "STOP" command on the queue.


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