Re: AfxThreading messed up.

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Wed, 14 Mar 2007 08:59:12 -0400
<e0coIjjZHHA.4832@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl> wrote:

I have an app that uses CWinThread / AfxThread functions.

Basically it is a file caching algorithm that needs the ability to
terminate immediately at anytime. Right now I have to basically have
many checks to see if a boolean is false and then exit and the class
deconstructor waits for the thread to exit naturally.

Caching Algorithm
 |----> SPAWN Caching Thread (LOWEST PRIORITY)
               |------> SPAWNS File Copy Thread (LOW PRIORITY)

Deconstructor needs to close file copy and the caching thread
immediately. All threads have accessible handles already.

Some simple example code, probably ignore the file copy stuff level,
would be greatly appreciated.

The code that you posted does not match your description at all.
Checking if a boolean is false within the thread, and then exiting the
thread "naturally" by returning from the thread function, is a good way
to do it.

With regard to the code you posted, it should be discarded. You should
not ever use SuspendThread or TerminateThread. Set a boolean (or
SetEvent) to ask the thread to end. Wait for it to end by calling
WaitForSingleObject on pthread->m_hThread. For this to work you must
set pthread->m_bAutoDelete to FALSE. (For some reason you set it to
true, which it defaults to anyway.)

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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