Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Wed Oct 10 21:50:17 CEST 2007
> I just found this <a
> href="http://sources.redhat.com/pthreads-win32/index.html">link to
> Win32 PThreads</a> and wanted to know if FPC uses pthreads in the
> Windows implementation.
No. FPC is in general totally independant of any Unix lib on Windows. The
parts that _can_ be used are typically mingw implementations of libs with
little other dependancies.
> It would probably ease use.
Actually it wouldn't be pretty pointless. FPC threading is modelled after
Delphi, which is closer to Windows than to pthreads.
> The main inconvenience to this library is that
> it wants to use a dll and the nice thing about FPC is "no dependencies".
> So maybe an interface to the C library would have to be written
What would be the need for this? Deep integration with cygwin?
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