thread.interrupt_main() behaviour

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at
Tue Jul 1 19:47:09 CEST 2014

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 3:45 AM, Skip Montanaro <skip at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 3:58 AM, Piyush Verma <114piyush at> wrote:
>> Since two threads are running same method, I wanted to know which main thread will be interrupted in both case.
> I'm no threading expert, but a process can only have one main thread,
> the one you labeled "P". Threads T2 and Tt2 will both interrupt that
> thread.

Also, the threading model has no hierarchy as suggested by the
diagram.  All threads are equals (except the main thread, which is
slightly more equal than others).

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