[vlc-devel] [PATCH]Win32 screensaver disable change part II

Kaarlo Räihä kaarlo.raiha at gmail.com
Tue May 3 09:20:44 CEST 2011

2011/5/2 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>

> ----- Message d'origine -----
> > It isn't perfect code wise, since I have NO clue how to create thread
> > without parameters using vlc thread functions.
> That is impossible. If you do not need any parameter, the convention is to
> pass NULL. That being said, there is almost always need to pass a parameter,
> some kind of context.
> > kill_thread(id)
> Killing a thread makes no sense. Every thread has to be joined, before the
> plugin is unloaded and before its context data gets invalidated.

Problem with join is that 50 seconds long sleep function I have since AFAIK
join needs selfterminating threads. But in Win32 (according to MSDN) you are
allowed to use ExitThread or similar function to terminate threads since VLC
is C code.

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> Rémi
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