[fpc-devel] StdOut capture for FPC RTL

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Thu Nov 25 09:14:42 CET 2010

On Thu, 25 Nov 2010, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be said:
>>>> Michael.
>>> You can write a "classic" pascal textfile device driver and assign  directly
>>> to the global TEXT variables Input, Output and ErrOutput.
>>> Don't know is this is threadsafe, though.
>> No, it will not be thread-safe. You'll have to do it over and over again for
>> each thread.
> Just curious:Why not? I thought it was safe if you flushed before you created threads?

Writing to the files is thread-safe, but in new threads, the file variables
are initialized from their initial main thread values, i.e. the ones without
the recapturing.

Unless I missed something ?


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