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Simple Hang Detection
/**
Copyright (C) 2011 Evan Long
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of
this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in
the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to
use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies
of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do
so, subject to the following conditions:
The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all
copies or substantial portions of the Software.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER
LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM,
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
SOFTWARE.
*/
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>
@interface LWHangDetector : NSObject
/**
Call from your application:didFinishLaunchingWithOptions: to start the hang detector.
An exception will be through from a background thread if the main thread is blocked
between 10-20 seconds.
*/
+ (void)startHangDetector;
@end
#import "LWHangDetector.h"
static NSInteger DEAD_SIGNAL = 0;
@interface LWHangDetector ()
+ (void)_deadThreadTick;
+ (void)_deadThreadMain;
@end
@implementation LWHangDetector
+ (void)startHangDetector {
static dispatch_once_t onceToken;
dispatch_once(&onceToken, ^{
NSThread *heartBeatThread = [[NSThread alloc] initWithTarget:self selector:@selector(_deadThreadMain) object:nil];
[heartBeatThread start];
[heartBeatThread release];
});
}
#pragma mark - Private
+ (void)_deadThreadTick {
if (DEAD_SIGNAL == 1) {
[NSException raise:@"LWDeadLockException" format:@"Main thread has not responded to our hails"];
}
DEAD_SIGNAL = 1;
dispatch_async(dispatch_get_main_queue(), ^{
DEAD_SIGNAL = 0;
});
}
+ (void)_deadThreadMain {
[NSThread currentThread].name = @"HangDetection";
@autoreleasepool {
[NSTimer scheduledTimerWithTimeInterval:10.0 target:self selector:@selector(deadThreadTick) userInfo:nil repeats:YES];
[[NSRunLoop currentRunLoop] runUntilDate:[NSDate distantFuture]];
}
}
@end
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