[fpc-devel] "Signals"

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Sep 26 11:11:52 CEST 2014

On Fri, 26 Sep 2014, Michael Schnell wrote:

> On 09/26/2014 10:38 AM, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>>> To allow for doing this with thread, an event queue for worker threads 
>>> needs to be provided.
>> Huh? WHY ?
> When handling asynchronous Events with a thread, you need an event queue and 
> a mechanism to have the thread sleep until the queue gets not-empty.


When you give specs like 'a signal mechanism', then 
"asynchronous operation" is *not* automatically implied.

In fact, it is a major shift in functionality.

Please look at the link Mattias provided.

It's enlightening.

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