[Gtk-sharp-list] Creating critical section for unhandled exception handler
jason.steenstrapickens at orionhealth.com
Sun May 23 17:16:59 EDT 2010
Perhaps there is something I'm missing. Here is what I have got from what you
If something is reentrant then it can be called again without waiting for
the previous invocation. So if we assume that my UnhandledException event
handler is reentrant (since it doesn't access global data etc.) then it can
be executed concurrently.
The Monitor class (and subsequently lock()) is also reentrant. This is good
because since my event handler calls lock() it maintains it's own reentrant
Ok so the same thread will not block waiting for a lock that it already has,
which is a nice property.
Now the point that looses me completely... the thread never leaves my event
handler so how can it reenter it? The thread calls Dialog.Run() which is
meant to block. If this blocks then how can the same blocked thread reenter
the event handler?
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