Re: Question about GTK+ and timers


On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Paul Davis <paul linuxaudiosystems com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Igor Korot <ikorot01 gmail com> wrote:
>>> Now you can hook up a call-back:
>>>    RxEventSrc = g_io_add_watch ( hFile, G_IO_IN, HandleAsyncRx, (gpointer)Instance );
>> But isn't it the same as registering the timer?
> not at all.
>> And this is done the same way as the timer: it creates thread and
>> performs this function in it, right?
> not at all. your callback is executed in the thread running the event
> loop but not based on a timer - based on when actual data arrives from
> the serial port.

So is there one thread or two? ;-)

Thank you.

> --p

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