[fpc-pascal] TThread.WaitFor not returning?
graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 12:40:59 CEST 2008
On 9/17/08, Henry Vermaak <henry.vermaak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Delphi has code in its WaitFor function that prevents this deadlock
> from occuring. They basically wait on the SyncEvent and the handle of
> the thread, calling CheckSynchonize when the SyncEvent triggers.
> I'm not sure if this is possible with fpc, but I'm sure there must be
> a solution.
Umm, and TThread.WaitFor is not virtual, so I can't override it
either. :-( I can't see any CheckSynchronize call in the unix
implementation of TThread, so is might be a bug.
I'll raise this issue in the fpc-devel mailing list and see what they say.
Thanks everybody for responding.
- Graeme -
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