GThread usage in the panel
Bernhard.Walle at gmx.de
Sun Aug 1 11:05:06 CEST 2004
* Bernhard Walle <Bernhard.Walle at gmx.de> [2004-07-25 12:59]:
> * Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> [2004-07-24 20:45]:
> > an important note. this means you CANNOT use these functions for
> > anything but idle/timeout functions. if you call one of these functions
> > from anywhere in the main thread or in the gtk main loop, the panel will
> > hang. if you have a function that you use as a timeout/idle function
> > and that you just call normally, you'll need to wrap it in another
> > function that calls XFCE_PANEL_LOCK/UNLOCK() around the function call.
> > sorry i'm not explaining this perfectly, but if anyone's confused, let
> > me know and i'll provide an example.
> An example would be good.
finally, I read the explanation again and it's clear now what you mean
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