[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Global Hotkeys for windows

Hannes Domani ssbssa at yahoo.de
Tue Jan 13 10:00:08 CET 2009

--- Rémi Denis-Courmont <rdenis at simphalempin.com> wrote on Di, 13.1.2009:
> >> (Do not forget the
> vlc_savecancel/vlc_restorecancel calls
> >> in Thread().
> > i don't really get why those are still necessary
> if i have another way to
> > tell the thread to return.
> If vlc_cancel() is never invoked against your thread, then
> you don't need
> these indeed. If you use vlc_clone() manually, and you are
> using a
> different mechanism to deliver the exit event to your
> thread, then that
> works.
> However, if you use vlc_thread_create(), then
> vlc_object_kill() will call
> vlc_cancel() automatically. Then again, with
> vlc_thread_create(), Close()
> would _not_ be called until the thread exits, so you'd
> deadlock anyway.
> LibVLC core waits for pf_run (if not NULL) to return before
> it calls
> Close().

Thx. I will keep that in mind.

Domani Hannes


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