[Lazarus] Cross Compile: from 64 to i386 on linux

Osvaldo Filho arquivostcf at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 16:27:35 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 15:16, Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org>wrote:

> Am 15.09.2010 13:56, schrieb Michael Schnell:
> > My impression is that regarding the OS-interface of a program that needs
> > the said features (multiple "logical threads", performance, latency,
> > making use of modern SMP systems, ...), threads are a necessity. But
> > programming languages might be able to in many cases hide the dirty
> > details from the programmer (e.g. "parallel" loops, see the Delphi Prism
> > and/or .NET documentation on these issues.) If FPC could be enhances tn
> > that direction it might be a decent improvement.
> The parallel loop solves nothing which makes threading hard and is only
> a cheap excuse. The real problems of threading are synchronization and
> especially abording threads e.g. triggered by the main thread.

So how do you do multiple sub routines "at the same time", or some tasks
that will hang your system but you require it to function even when it does
the heavy work ?
A new process is not that simple to do either.

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