Re: [gtk-list] non-exiting gtk_exit()
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] non-exiting gtk_exit()
- Date: 08 May 2000 10:08:25 -0400
Tomas Berndtsson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> What I found was that gtk_exit() didn't just restore the GTK+ specific
> things, and free allocated memory, but it also exited the whole
> program, even if it was called from within the user interface thread.
gtk_exit() doesn't clean anything up, it just calls exit().
GTK installs a function with atexit() that does some cleanup.
> If I did not call gtk_exit() at all, the program seg faulted somewhere
> in exit(), for unknown reasons. When calling gtk_exit(), it exited ok,
> but the extra things the main thread should do, wasn't performed.
exit() should be fine, you just want to figure out that cause of that
> Is there any way to do what gtk_exit() does, but not exit the program
> at the same time?
Yes, gtk_exit() doesn't do anything but exit, so doing nothing at all
will do what you want. ;-)
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