Commit 779d3cdf authored by Rémi Denis-Courmont's avatar Rémi Denis-Courmont
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vlc_cancel: POSIX thread cancellation

parent a332d4e1
......@@ -177,6 +177,7 @@ VLC_EXPORT( int, __vlc_thread_set_priority, ( vlc_object_t *, const char *, int
VLC_EXPORT( void, __vlc_thread_join, ( vlc_object_t *, const char *, int ) );
VLC_EXPORT( int, vlc_clone, (vlc_thread_t *, void * (*) (void *), void *, int) );
VLC_EXPORT( void, vlc_cancel, (vlc_thread_t) );
VLC_EXPORT( int, vlc_join, (vlc_thread_t, void **) );
#define vlc_thread_ready vlc_object_signal
......
......@@ -415,6 +415,7 @@ vlc_b64_decode_binary
vlc_b64_decode_binary_to_buffer
vlc_b64_encode
vlc_b64_encode_binary
vlc_cancel
VLC_Changeset
vlc_clone
VLC_CompileBy
......
......@@ -559,6 +559,20 @@ int vlc_clone (vlc_thread_t *p_handle, void * (*entry) (void *), void *data,
return ret;
}
/**
* Marks a thread as cancelled. Next time the target thread reaches a
* cancellation point (while not having disabled cancellation), it will
* run its cancellation cleanup handler, the thread variable destructors, and
* terminate. vlc_join() must be used afterward regardless of a thread being
* cancelled or not.
*/
void vlc_cancel (vlc_thread_t thread_id)
{
#if defined (LIBVLC_USE_PTHREAD)
pthread_cancel (thread_id);
#endif
}
/**
* Waits for a thread to complete (if needed), and destroys it.
* @param handle thread handle
......@@ -814,3 +828,4 @@ error:
p_priv->b_thread = false;
}
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