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how to tell ifa spawned thread is running in asp.net c#

Posted on 2009-03-30
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I have an asp.net app that spawns a thread like this

      Thread ANEWTHREAD = new Thread(new ThreadStart(DoSomething));
        ANEWTHREAD.Start();

I want to check on another page if the thread is still running - how can I do that?
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Interesting Question: Try whether this will help.
In page1.aspx( where thread is created)
Thread...IsAlive Property
true if this thread has been started and has not terminated normally or aborted; otherwise, false

in page2.aspx
check the session variable, if its true its executing else not.


Dim instance As Thread
Dim value As Boolean
 
value = instance.IsAlive
if(value)
 session("threadstate") = "Alive";
else
 session("threadstate") = "Dead";

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