[Lazarus] Threads in Lazarus code base

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 13:30:29 CEST 2010

On 15 September 2010 12:09, Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15 September 2010 13:07, Michael Schnell wrote:
>> I suppose the GUI will not  react while the task you run in "OnIdle" is
>> busy. So you will need to split your add-on in tiny pieces and run one after
>> the other in subsequent "OnIdle" callbacks.
> Or use a thread and make the code simpler! :)

And more error prone, and open to races and deadlocks, and harder to
debug.  Imho, using threads are for serious work and code that needs
to take advantage of extra cores/processors.


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