[mercury-users] Way to exit immediately from a Mercury program?

Jonathan Morgan jonmmorgan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 16:23:11 AEST 2006

On 4/27/06, Julien Fischer <juliensf at cs.mu.oz.au> wrote:
>On Thu, 27 Apr 2006, Jonathan Morgan wrote:
> > I'm interested because Gtk+ also has a main loop that is never
> > returned from.  As I currently have it (which is the same as the C
> > Gtk+ way of handling it) the Gtk quit must be called from the (main
> > window) destroy event, otherwise the application will never terminate.
> >  I have not done any calling of Mercury termination functions, and
> > it's not entirely clear to me where such calls should go, and whether
> > the exit status works nicely with Gtk's cleanup functions.
> IIRC, gtk has functions that allow you to run one (or a fixed number of)
> iteration(s) of the main loop.  It might be possible to bypass gtk's main
> loop and implement your own at the Mercury level.

I'll have a look, but for the moment gtk_main and gtk_main_quit look
distinctly easier (and thus more appealing).


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