[fpc-pascal] changes in TThread.OnTerminate in fcp-3.0?

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 15:05:49 CET 2015

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 02:49:50PM +0100, Sven Barth wrote:
> Am 10.12.2015 12:15 schrieb "Luca Olivetti" <luca at ventoso.org>:
> > It's obvious that you cannot free the thread from inside a "normal"
> Synchronize call, it's no so obvious you cannot do it in the
> OnTerminate method, so maybe a note could be added in
> >
> > http://wiki.freepascal.org/User_Changes_3.0
> >
> > The new implementation is clearly better....once you know *not* to
> > free
> the thread inside OnTerminate.
> In all honesty it was never documented either that you *can* free the
> object from within OnTerminate and in other occurrences you wouldn't
> free the object that invoked the handler either, right? So why for
> TThread then?  => no need to mention as a change

Is it worthwhile mentioning that OnTerminate gets called with
Synchronize()?  I had to dig into the source to verify this.


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