On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 1:17 AM John Emmas <j...@creativepost.co.uk> wrote:
> I realise it's a deprecated interface but can anyone explain what > Glib::Threads:Private<SomeObject> does? > > Does it guarantee that 'SomeObject' can only be accessed by code running > in a particular thread? And if so, does it do that by creating a > specific thread for the object - or does it use whichever thread was > running when Glib::Threads:Private got called? Hope that makes sense.... > It means that each thread that accesses the variable sees a distinct or "thread-local" version of it. The language runtime creates memory for thread-local storage at program startup, and each thread has its own section (inaccessible from other threads) where these "thread-local" variables are allocated.
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