[fpc-devel] Threads and alot of crap continued

Micha Nelissen micha at neli.hopto.org
Wed Nov 8 12:31:57 CET 2006

Michael Schnell wrote:
> An asynchronous timer needs to do a preemptive callback. 


> Preemptive 
> execution needs it's own thread. 


> This is a way to provide the timer with 
> a thread. 

Preemptive means same thread, as it 'preempts' it. That's what a (unix) 
signal is. That's what Vincent meant (I think).


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