[Mono-devel-list] HasShutdownStarted race?
bmaurer at ximian.com
Fri Jun 3 20:06:23 EDT 2005
On Sat, 2005-06-04 at 07:46 +1000, Michi Henning wrote:
> > Finalizers are run by one thread, so once you are in one, no new objets
> > will get finalized behind your back.
> > However, I'm not sure if the spec promises that at all.
> No, no such promise in the spec. In fact, some MS people are talking
> about using more than one GC thread in future releases, and that
> would be perfectly compliant with the spec.
Are they talking about a parallel gc (I think they already have one of
those) or parallel finalization?
Anyways, if they change this, you wouldn't be the only one affected. If
you need more info, best to ask them.
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