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result state for thread_join/2.
If the thread has the attribute
detached(true) it terminates, but its exit status cannot be
retrieved using thread_join/2,
making the value of Term irrelevant. The Prolog stacks and C
thread are reclaimed.
The current implementation does not guarantee proper releasing of all mutexes and proper cleanup in setup_call_cleanup/3, etc. Please use the exception mechanism (throw/1) to abort execution using non-standard control.bugThe Windows port does not properly cleanup for detached threads while the cleanup for other threads is executed by the thread running thread_join/2 using the exited thread as engine. This is due to a bug in the MinGW pthread implementation.