Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Mon Aug 19 14:35:25 CEST 2013
On Mon, 19 Aug 2013, Michael Schnell wrote:
> On 08/19/2013 01:47 PM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> YOU DO NOT NEED TO DO THIS.
>> Just implement the loop and let it call CheckSynchronize at regular
>> All the rest will be done for you.
> Did you ever do embedded software ?
> The result of the event in the main queue is not having something displayed
> to a human, but may be a command to the attached "machine", which might be
> really fast.
> Thus regular polling is an absolute no-go here.
> Doing the polling "slow" results in huge latency regarding the events.
> Doing the polling "fast" results in a huge processor overhead and thus in a
> huge overhead regarding anything else that the CPU is supposed to do.
So what ? That's a detail of the event loop.
It has nothing to do with the mechanism of threads.
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