[fpc-devel] Extension request to TThread extensions
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Wed Aug 20 12:14:53 CEST 2014
On Wed, 20 Aug 2014, Michael Schnell wrote:
> On 08/20/2014 11:12 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> You can perfectly work around this by implementing
>> Application.QueueAsnycCall so that it creates a thread which does the call
>> to TThread.Queue.
> Do you mean that for an implementation of "Application.QueueAsyncCall" I
> - Check if we are in the Main thread
> - if yes create a Dummy TThread
> - in the Execute procedure of the TThread do nothing but call TThread.Queue
> - have the TThread terminate itself and free the TThread object.
> I agree that this is possible but for me it is a decently clumsy workaround.
> OTOH, as supposedly nobody ever on purpose calls Application.QueueAsyncCall
> from the main thread it does not do much harm (other than eating up some
> bytes of memory).
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