Re: COM objects waiting on a shared resource
"Jason S" <email@example.com> wrote in message
In other words, this basically uses a condition variable (anybody that
changes the shared state signals the condvar, anyone who wants to wait
for the shared state to meet a condition waits on the condvar
repeatedly until the condition matches the one they want)... except
they're not available before Vista.
There are ways to implement condition variables using other available
So I was going to use a shared named manual-reset event + mutex to do
my own condvar, and call PulseEvent to signal all waiting events...
except for the @#$#@%$#@% OS bug in using manual-reset events w/
PulseEvent or SetEvent + ResetEvent
Can't you do SetEvent to signal the condition, and then whichever thread
acquires the mutex does ResetEvent right away? Clearly at least one
thread would get through this way.
With best wishes,
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