On 2/2/2018 1:37 PM, R0b0t1 wrote:
I've been looking for a replacement to
http://www.omnithreadlibrary.com/ for a long time. If I remember, the
dealbreaker is the library's codebase making heavy use of anonymous
functions and procedures.


Yeah, OTL requires anonymous methods. I was hoping to port it to FPC once the anonymous method support landed, but AFAICT the cross platform port got pushed into OTL v4 and it looks like that stalled a year ago.

Does System.Threading expose an API that could take either code
references or anonymous methods? I'm very interested.

Yes, System.Threading has both "reference to procedure" and "procedure of object" overloads in the API, so you could implement most of it in the current FPC release. As Sven said, though, no one has started on it, and anyone who did work on it would have to be careful to not taint it with code from Delphi's implementation.

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Zoë Peterson
Scooter Software

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