[PD-dev] How to pass indeterminate args to a thread

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Sat Feb 28 00:01:50 CET 2009

On Fri, 27 Feb 2009, Martin Peach wrote:

> You called pthread_create() with &threadargs:
>     ret = pthread_create( &thread1, NULL, mythread, &threadArgs);
> when you probably should just use threadargs, since it's already a pointer.
> Or else you need to dereference the handle:
>     post("My symbol: %s",
>         ((*(struct floatArgStruct**))threadArgs)->s->s_name);

No, it was supposed to be just threadArgs, but the type of threadArgs 
changed while writing the code, as I made him change it from a global 
variable to a malloc. In the end, it turns out it wasn't quite useful, 
because there's only going to be one extra thread, after all.

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