Re: Client *and* server?
- From: Sebastian Wilhelmi <wilhelmi ira uka de>
- To: katherine goude baesystems com
- Cc: Michael Meeks <michael ximian com>, orbit <orbit-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Client *and* server?
- Date: 28 Jun 2002 12:54:29 +0200
> On Wed, 2002-06-26 at 17:02, Katherine Goude wrote:
> > I've updated to glib-2.0.3 which has given me a much clearer error message, which
> > is "Glib-WARNING **: g_main_context_prepare(): main loop already active in another
> > thread"
> Hmm, interesting - looks like you're trying to run the main loop in 2
> threads; and you begin to hit the limits of what ORBit2 can do I'm
> afraid. I'm hoping Sebastian is interested in helping you ...
Looks like you are calling g_main_context_prepare() without calling
I would however need to know more about your specific problem to suggest
a proper solution.
> > > > Any ideas where I'm going wrong? Will using ORBit-MT (the multi-threaded
> > > > version of ORBit) help?
> > >
> > > It is unlikely that threads will help you solve any ORBit problem, but
> > > they will significantly confuse almost anything :-)
> > So is that a "no"? I'm confused about the difference between a multithreaded ORB
> > and using an ORB in a multithreaded environment. Do you need the former if you're
> > doing the latter?
> You can use the ORB in a multi-threaded environment, as long as you
> process all your incoming calls, and make all your outgoing calls from a
> single thread. We very much hope to expand ORBit2 to work better in a
> threaded environment, but it needs work, and no-one is currently doing
> it it seems.
Just I'm preparing an update release of ORBit-mt-0.5.17, which has all
the bugfixes of ORBit-0.5.17 and some of its own, but just now I'm
afraid looking at ORBit2-mt is not possible for me.
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