problem CreateTimerQueue() in InitInstance

celiro <>
Sat, 1 Nov 2008 12:56:58 -0700 (PDT)
I have a MFC dll (no window objects, only CWinApp) and I wish to
include some clock mechanism, having not CWnd derived objects I have
not access to SetTimer() etc. so I considered CreateTimerQueue() +
CreateTimerQueueTimer, see the code below, the code compiles
(VS2008SP1) without warnings but once started CreateTimerQueue()
appears to deadlock the system, I would guess the problem is related
to InitInstance() but I am not sure, also I have no idea about
alternative CWinApp methods which I could use to start the timer, any
suggestions ?
Thank you.

// DLL initialization goes here
// so include the code to start timers
BOOL Mydll::InitInstance()
 // start clock
 // Create the timer queue.
 hTimerQueue = CreateTimerQueue();
 if (hTimerQueue != NULL)
                           0, // no values to TimerProc
                           1000, // first call (1000 ms)
                           1000, // timer period (1000 ms)


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