Killing threads (was Re: Cancel or timeout a long running regular expression)

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Mon Sep 19 23:54:49 CEST 2011


On Sun, 18 Sep 2011 23:41:29 -0600, Ian Kelly wrote:

>> If the transaction object doesn't get its commit() called, it does no
>> actions at all, thus eliminating all issues of locks.
> 
> And what if the thread gets killed in the middle of the commit?

The essence of a commit is that it involves an atomic operation, for which
there is no "middle".




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