CWorkerThread and IWorkerThreadClient not working in my ATL COM server code

Edward Diener <>
Mon, 25 Aug 2008 19:37:51 -0400
I am using CWorkerThread and IWorkerThreadClient in my ATL code but they
do not seem to be working in conjunction with
MsgWaitForMultipleObjectsEx. My code looks like:

// In the main thread:

HANDLE workerThreadHandle;
workerThread = new CWorkerThread<>;
workerThreadImpl = new ProcessThread;
ProcessingData * data = new ProcessingData;
// Code to initialize processing data ...
workerThread -> Initialize();
workerThread ->
while (true)


   if (res == WAIT_OBJECT_0)

     // Thread has ended (1)


     MSG msg;

     while (true)
       if (::PeekMessage(&msg,0,0,0,PM_REMOVE))
// Further processing...

In the worker thread:

HRESULT ProcessThread::Execute(DWORD_PTR dwParam,HANDLE hObject)

   ProcessingData * data = reinterpret_cast<ProcessingData *>(dwParam);

   // Lots of processing here ...

   return S_OK;

In the code above, the 'break' in the main 'while (true)' loop of my
main thread, shown at (1), is occuring before the Execute of my worker
thread is finished.

Am I missing something or is the worker thread not working like it
should in ATL ?

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