[fpc-pascal]executing different gtk applications from FPC
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jul 19 11:29:16 CEST 2001
> Note that imo its not recommended to create sophisticated multithreading
> programs since the basic RTL (e.g. system unit) isn't threadsafe yet
> (afaik). Basically at least all things which implicitly or explicitly
> allocate memory (classes, ansistrings, ...) might cause _really_ nasty and
> weird things.
> Even exchanging the memory management functions by OS native ones might not
> be sufficient (well, I've some threading code here which behaves weird when
> compiled with FPC but is fine with Delphi although the memory manager is
> exchanged; but this might be a program error and since FPC isn't supposed to
> be threadsafe you can't call it a bug imo)
Threadsafeness of FPC is being worked on by Florian in the development branch.
I have the same problem with the Delphi network suite ICS. It compiles, but
doesn't work properly, probably due to threading issues.
Did you perform those tests with a recent 1.1 snapshot?
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