On 12 October 2016 at 06:22, <psp...@mail.bg> wrote:
> Hello Colleagues [image: :)] ,
> I am working on a major project lately, but the last thing I
> was experiencing was heavy synchronization issues with g_thred_new.
> After a while I found out that the problem is because I modify/update
> application's GUI from the thread.
> By problems I allude generally application text damages such as showing
> non-standard characters instead of the widget's intended text, sometimes
> even crashes and asserts.
> Is that correct and I should not make changes to the GUI inside such
> thread ?
You *cannot* use GDK or GTK+ API from any other thread except the one that
called `gtk_init()` and `gtk_main()`, or `g_application_run()`.
> Is there any way I can do that within the thread without ending in a
> symbolic mess ?
No, there isn't.
The common pattern is to schedule UI changes from separate threads using
API like GTask.
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