Re: Posix thread exiting and destructors

"=?iso-8859-1?q?Erik_Wikstr=F6m?=" <>
10 Apr 2007 01:38:52 -0700
On 10 Apr, 10:31, "Boltar" <> wrote:


I'm writing a threading class using posix threads on unix with each
thread being run by an object instance. One thing I'm not sure about
is , if I do the following:

    : do stuff


If I exit the thread at the end of the destructor will all the memory
used for the object be free'd? My suspicion is it won't and I actually
need to exit the thread outside of the object itself, but I thought
I'd check on here first.

All memory used by an object will be freed after the destructor of the
object has been run. Beware that any memory allocated with new should
be deleted, all non-pointer members will be correctly dealt with
automatically. If you are wondering if all memory used by the thread
(such as TLS) will be freed on pthread_exit() you should ask in a
group for POSIX threads since it's not part of the C++ language.

Erik Wikstr=F6m

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