Re: threads and Sockets

On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 10:19:38PM +0200, G Hasse wrote:
On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, Oliver Buecker wrote:

Hello alltogether,
- is it possible that someone kann give me an example how
    make threads with gtk????

Basicaly you don't want to do threads in a UI application.

Why not? GTK+ is thread safe. See question 5.2 in the GTK+ FAQ at .

If you want to do many things "at the same time" do them
in separate servers and create sockets between them.
Then you listen on the socket with

gdk_input_add( s, GDK_INPUT_READ, GTK_SIGNAL_FUNC(file_function),
&cmdinfo );

To read from the socket when data is available.

That's another way to do it, yes. But standard POSIX threads works as


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
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