Re: Accessing non-static class members fom static methods (About an alternative)

"Alf P. Steinbach" <>
Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:02:54 +0200
* K?r?at:

I will use this class with an IOCP based server and
thousands of works will be queued and processed. So extra allocations and
deallocations will harm performance.

By caching "this" as a static pointer, I will eliminate this performance
penalty and pass only "context" object as I can access "this" via static

I think reentrancy and other issues can be applied in both cases. There is
no defference between passing "this" as a parameter and caching it in a
static member as long as the object is singleton.

Am I right?

You really shouldn't be thinking about a singleton as a runnable for a thread

The point of a pool is to have several runnables queued.

You should instead be thinking along the lines of

   DWORD WINAPI ThreadProc( void* p )

Cheers, & hth.,

- Alf

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