Hi,

(2012/06/11 20:27), ibc (Iaki Baz Castillo) wrote:
> Using rb_protect() I've realized that when the thread is killed by other thread using Thread#kill, the error_tag passed to rb_protect() is set to 8 and rb_errinfo() returns Fixnum 8:
> 
> 
>   ret = rb_protect(function, data, &error_tag);
> 
>   // While executing function() in Ruby land, our thread is
>   // killed by Thread.kill.
> 
>   // If now I inspect rb_errinfo() it returns Fixnum 8, and 
>   // error_tag it's set to integer 8.
> 
> 
> Is it the expected behaviour? Wouldn't make more sense rb_errinfo() to return some kind of a new exception ThreadKilledException or whatever instead of Fixnum 8?
> 
> 
I don't have an idea.

Could you show us the complete *small* example on it?
I want to try on my environment.

Thanks,
Koichi

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