[Lazarus] Shell notifications

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Wed Aug 21 15:14:11 CEST 2013

On 08/21/2013 02:36 PM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> I know it's the obvious way, but surely there is something more 
> elegant than having a thread which exists solely to transfer the 
> result of a select() to the main part of the app, and then repeats 

I suppose a thread is the only way to do this in a portable way.

The cost of a thread is close to zero. It just blocks in the requests 
and does a single turn for any change.


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