[ros-dev] [gvg] 18468: Make sure we don't hang forever
when activating a window belonging to
xnavara at volny.cz
Sun Oct 16 08:35:53 CEST 2005
Ge van Geldorp wrote:
>>From: Gunnar Dalsnes
>>I think the whole co_IntPostOrSendMessage function is wrong
>>Who made it? Sending and posting messages are completely
>>I think something like co_IntSendMessageTimeout should be
>>used instead, but i dont think its implemented yet.
>Co_IntSendMessageTimeout is indeed implemented. And yes, testing shows that
>under Windows these messages are either sent directly or not sent at all (if
>the receiving thread is blocked), no PostMessage() going on at all.
>Gé van Geldorp.
On Windows there is a mechanism called event queue. You can queue a
special message into message queue which acts as an event (Destroy
Window, Show Window, Set Window Pos, Activate, Deactivate, ...) and is
used for handling such cases as doing SetWindowPos on another thread's
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