[Lazarus] Threads in Lazarus code base
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Wed Sep 15 13:50:29 CEST 2010
On Wed, 15 Sep 2010 12:30:29 +0100
Henry Vermaak <henry.vermaak at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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