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Feb 16, 2011, 6:40 AM

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I have a question on threads.

Suppose I want to spawn a thread, and still keep the main thread alive. Now, would my main thread be suspended till the child thread performs a "join", i.e., is join "blocking" the main thread?

Is there a way to continue execution on the main thread while the child thread does its job? Is this the same thing as doing a "detach" on the child thread?


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