[Lazarus] Thread finalization
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Sep 21 16:45:46 CEST 2011
On Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:41:56 -0300
Leonardo M. Ramé <l.rame at griensu.com> wrote:
> On 2011-09-21 16:28:45 +0200, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:12:12 -0300
> > Leonardo M. Ramé <l.rame at griensu.com> wrote:
> > > On 2011-09-21 15:38:08 +0200, cobines wrote:
> > >[...]
> > > Well, the "best" way I found is to create a Timer that checks if the
> > > thread is terminated, then destroy it.
> > >
> > > I don't like this. It would be better if the thread can communicate the
> > > main form that it has finished, then the main form can destroy it,
> > > without using a Timer.
> > Why must the main thread destroy it? The thread can destroy itself.
> > Just add a Synchronize call in the destructor or at the end of Execute to let the main thread clear the references.
> So, you say that I should use FreeOnTerminate := true, and set MyThread
> := nil on the main thread?.
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