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QuestionWhat does <<< or >>> mean? Pin
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QuestionHow to stop the thread if it's running? Pin
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Rajesh R Subramanian29-Apr-09 23:05
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Cedric Moonen wrote:
Usually, to stop a thread you set a flag to false and this flag is constantly checked within your thread function. Once it is false, the function exits, which stops the thread.


I'll be surprised if you are doing such a thing. What about the usage of Events with WaitForWhatever functions? Polling for a boolean is not the best approach, IMO, and definitely shouldn't be suggested to a rookie programmer. Not to mention that you will need to then explain the OP what optimization is and why does the optimizer have to be prevented from optimizing this particular boolean variable, and then there comes volatileness, and ...


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