al_get_thread_should_stop man page

al_get_thread_should_stop — Allegro 5 API


#include <allegro5/allegro.h>

bool al_get_thread_should_stop(ALLEGRO_THREAD *thread)


Check if another thread is waiting for thread to stop. Threads which run in a loop should check this periodically and act on it when convenient.

Returns true if another thread has called al_join_thread(3) or al_set_thread_should_stop(3) on this thread.

See Also

al_join_thread(3), al_set_thread_should_stop(3).

Note: We don't support forceful killing of threads.

Referenced By

al_join_thread(3), al_set_thread_should_stop(3).

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