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Re: [MingW] Multithreading applications do not work

From: Wim Oudshoorn
Subject: Re: [MingW] Multithreading applications do not work
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 17:10:15 +0100
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Wim Oudshoorn <address@hidden> writes:

> If no one objects I will commit this patch.
> Problem
> -------
> On MinGW if a program becomes multithreaded it will bail out.
> Reason
> ------
> If a program becomes multithreaded GSPerformHolder will be set up.
> This in turn will create a pipe to communicate between threads.
> However pipes are not sockets and when it registers the 
> pipe (non-socket) with the runloop of the default thread 
> it will bail out because the runloop does not understand
> pipes
> Solution
> --------
> Temporary solution is to remove the offending code on MinGW.
> This will break performSelectorOnMainThread methods, but at
> least multithreading will work.
> (This is a short term solution)
> Wim Oudshoorn.
Forgot the patch

Attachment: nsthread-2.patch
Description: MinGW, comment out code that adds pipes to the runloop

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