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Re^2: Win32::GUI sending Windows messages between threads

by shadrack (Acolyte)
on Jan 17, 2013 at 16:22 UTC ( #1013810=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Win32::GUI sending Windows messages between threads
in thread Win32::GUI sending Windows messages between threads [solved]

I definitely need the child thread to run for a long time -- possibly the entire lifetime of the program. Sounds like you're suggesting I essentially poll inside the timer handler. I am considering that as a fallback if I can't get the message passing thing to work, but ultimately it's polling and it's inefficient and the message passing approach seems much better, so I want to pursue it first.
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