Re: notifying client using thread

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Sun, 6 May 2007 23:36:00 -0700
hey thanks alexander. Making my service free threaded indeed did the trick
for me. Now i can fire events frm my worker thread :)

"Alexander Nickolov" wrote:

I'd highly suggest you make your service free-threaded - it rarely
makes sense to keep the single STA model that the appwizard
leaves you with. This is essentially a single-threaded server, which
in this day and age is ridiculous. Then join the MTA in your
worker thread and simply fire the event directly.

Igor's post applies to the case you keep using the single STA model
for your service.

To make your service free-threaded, #define _ATL_FREE_THREADED
in the beginning of your StdAfx.h or in your project settings. Make
are not defined. Note in earlier versions of VC this wasn't sufficient
and you had to modify some generated code in ServiceMain as well.

Alexander Nickolov
Microsoft MVP [VC], MCSD

"Rohit Kumar" <> wrote in message

I am using an ATL Service with connection points. My interface has a method
named AddDownloadJobSet() in which i am doing the following.

STDMETHODIMP CWebLinkHelper::AddDownloadJobSet(VARIANT var, GUID*
return S_OK;

here i am calling fire event after displaying the message box. Suppose now
want to create a thread to do the job of sleeping and then displaying the
message box.

STDMETHODIMP CWebLinkHelper::AddDownloadJobSet(VARIANT var, GUID*
return S_OK;

UINT threadfunc( LPVOID Param )
return TRUE;

How will i be able to call Fire_DownloadComplete() from the thread? The
thread does not belong to my coclass. so it wont be able to use the fire
method. Can anyone please suggest me some solution for this problem???

Thanks in Advance!

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