[fpc-pascal]two questions plz help

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Thu Jan 10 13:23:52 CET 2002

On donderdag, januari 10, 2002, at 09:44 , Thomas Schatzl wrote:

>>>   1. how i can write multithreaded program in free pascal ( using
>>>   linux unit and clone function ??? )
>> You just call clone with the right arguments, and that is it.
> Does that mean the RTL is already MT safe ?

No, it's not. So fork() is currently only useful if you do

a) no memory allocation (or if you use a thread-safe heap manager, such 
as the one in the cmem unit of the packages)
b) no IO
c) no errno error checking

I think the above are the only parts that are not thread safe...


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