[fpc-pascal] GetThreadId, GetCurrentThreadId and MainThreadId

JoshyFun joshyfun at gmail.com
Tue Sep 8 17:35:42 CEST 2009

Hello FPC-Pascal,

Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 2:02:46 PM, you wrote:

VS> If cthreads is used, I get the following output:
VS> GetThreadID=3084795456
VS> GetCurrentThreadID=3085236992
VS> MainThreadID=3085236992

VS> 4. What is the difference between GetThreadID and
VS> GetCurrentThreadID? This code runs 
VS> in the same thread, so I expect the same value.

Hmmm... It looks to me as GetThreadID return the current thread handle
instead the ID. In Windows both are different things but I do not know
in other OS.

Anyway the name is badly choosen as it conflicts with Windows
GetThreadID(ThreadHandle) function.

Best regards,

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