[fpc-devel]1.1 Development compiler supports multithreading

Florian Klaempfl Florian.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Sat Nov 9 00:30:23 CET 2002

At 23:21 08.11.2002 +0100, you wrote:
> >For the ppl that want to start with multithreading development. It is
> >possible under Linux and Win32. The RTL is threadsafe and has the
> >knowledge to support multithreading.
> >
> >For including the multithreaded capability in your program you need to
> >include {$threading on} compiler switch in your program. This will
> >the SysThrds unit that provides the (callback) routines to make the
> >threadsafe.
> >
> >Peter
>I think it is also a good news for the BeOS version since plateform-
>independant sources are now threadsafe (i suppose).

The starting/stopping of threads and mutex handling is still system dependend.
If you contribute BeOS patches for this, we'll integrate them into 1.1

>Threadsafe is important for us (befpc team) in the futur : BeOS GUI are
>multi-threaded, even the smallest ones.
>I have a question : Is someone has tried to compile the 1.1 version on
>BeOS ?
>We are trying to compile the 1.1 version.  But, it seems that the BeOS
>specific1.06 units are more complete than the 1.1 ones. Are we right ?

It could be. If you've trouble compiling 1.1 on BeOS, please post
the problems here, then we can help you.

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