pthread_exit() thread process is still on ps list
Posted on 2006-12-01
HI, I have a program I am threading. The main process spawns a thread that in turn spawns several other threads. Periodically I need the first thread to test if the multiple other threads have finished and if not to kill them and restart the list of threads. I have a signal handler that is catching my pthread_kill() call and then calling pthread_exit() from the thread, but I seem to just keep adding entries to the process list. Is there some other cleanup the 'parent' thread needs to do in order to remove the child thread from the process list?