[Mono-bugs] [Bug 34263][Maj] Changed - mono hangs after an unhandled exception

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19 Nov 2002 17:10:33 -0000

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Changed by lupus@ximian.com.


--- shadow/34263	Tue Nov 19 11:30:22 2002
+++ shadow/34263.tmp.19238	Tue Nov 19 12:10:32 2002
@@ -55,6 +55,23 @@
 ------- Additional Comments From dick@ximian.com  2002-11-19 11:30 -------
 Also, if this is holding up the release, then just make mono_gc_init()
 unconditionally return without doing anything.  Finalization will be
 dodgy, but no worse than it has always been.
+------- Additional Comments From lupus@ximian.com  2002-11-19 12:10 -------
+Well, the issue is that a whole thread that sits there doing nothing
+is sickening wasteful.
+If we can use that thread for the finalizer it would be a bit better,
+though I'd like to have the option of not running the finalizer on a
+separate thread, if people is willing to take the risks with that
+(some people in Frankfurt was asking about running mono on systems
+without threads, for example).
+And you have to give convincing reasons why doing something like:
+if (pthread_equals (pthread_self (), main_thread))
+  exit (err);
+  pthread_exit (errp);
+is worse than having mono take up resources that are completely