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Old 10-29-2003, 08:47 AM   #1
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help needed here...

why it never reach the second thread?

void fireInTheHole(void);
static int accnt1, accnt2;

int main(){

pthread_t thread1, thread2;
pthread_create(&thread1, NULL, (void*)fireInTheHole, NULL);
pthread_create(&thread2, NULL, (void*)fireInTheHole, NULL);

printf("Thread join\n:");
pthread_join(thread1, NULL);
pthread_join(thread2, NULL);

return 0;

void fireInTheHole(){
int counter = 0;
int tmp1, tmp2, r;
do {
tmp1 = accnt1;
tmp2 = accnt2;
r = rand();
accnt1 = tmp1 + r;
accnt2 = tmp2 - r;
counter ++;
} while (accnt1 + accnt2 == 0);

printf("Stopped w/ counter value: %d\n", counter);
printf("accnt1 = %d\naccnt2 = %d\n", accnt1,accnt2);
Old 10-29-2003, 09:55 AM   #2
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Are you talking about pthread_join?
Old 10-29-2003, 10:59 AM   #3
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