[Interest] Segmentation fault on exiting Qt event loop

Konstantin Shegunov kshegunov at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 12:29:28 CET 2018

On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 1:26 PM Andrew Ialacci <andrew at dkai.dk> wrote:

> I’ve had this issue on Windows especially when destroying worker threads
> on an application exit.

Which you shouldn't do.

What I ended up doing was sleeping the main thread until each worker
> threads isRunning() return false;
> I’d love to know if this is the //best// solution to this problem but from
> what I’ve found it works very well.

Nope. Call QThread::quit or QThread::requestInterruption (depending on
whether you have a running event loop in the thread(s)). And wait for them
with QThread::wait before allowing the QThread objects to be destroyed.
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