[Ecls-list] Threads under Windows

Goffioul Michael goffioul at imec.be
Tue Feb 1 00:32:02 UTC 2005

> Dear all,
> Michael Goffioul has contributed a port of the multithreading 
> subsystem 
> from ECL to Microsoft Windows.
> The port is based totally on Windows native threads and thus 
> requires no 
> special libraries. I have changed his original port so that 
> it not only 
> compiles under Visual C++, but also with Mingw32, and in the 
> process I 
> also ported the support for Windows Sockets to Mingw32.
> Both elements, multithreading and sockets support for Mingw32 are 
> largerly untested outside some stupid examples as the one I have 
> previously posted to the list.
> Thanks again, Michael!

Concerning threads, something I wonder is what happens if an error is
generated in a thread other than the main thread. Is the error handler
of debugger entered? Is it safe to do so?


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