[fpc-devel] Threads and alot of crap continued

Vinzent Hoefler JeLlyFish.software at gmx.net
Wed Nov 8 10:27:11 CET 2006

On Wednesday 08 November 2006 09:16, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Nov 2006, Michael Schnell wrote:
> > > As for general use, you can't do a Timer this way.
> >
> > Right ! The beauty of TTimer (and GUI events as well) is that it
> > does not work in a thread. Otherwise it e.g. would not be possible
> > to do GUI stuff in a timer event, as VCL and LCL are not thread
> > save (and probably can't be made thread save).
> It can't because X-Windows or MS-Windows are not thread-safe.

Yeah, right. And threading in DOS is not possible either, because DOS  
is non-reentrant, is it?


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