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Is thread  possible in C/C++?? if so how??
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by:pitonyak
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Look up _beginthread depending on the compiler that you use it will probably be similar to

_beginthread(pointer_to_func_to_run, NULL, stackSize, Handle);

What system and compiler are you using?

I have used this on linux, windows, and OS/2.


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by:AlexVirochovsky
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If you want , i can send you simple full example using threads in c/c++ for
windows(write you EMail).
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by:xutao
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by:forza
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If you're using Linux then try Pthreads!
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Use a standard interface so you can port you threading software
around various platforms.

The best available at the moment is pthreads which is available
on Linux & Win32 etc.

The Win32 port of pthreads is @ http://sourceware.cygnus.com/pthreads-win32/

Just search the www for pthreads and you should find
loads of tutorial/reference material.
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by:forza
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Yes pthreads works in Windows too...
I'm using pthreads myself with Linux on my dual Celeron and it's just great.

Here's a good link: http://www-rcd.cc.purdue.edu/Paragon/Docs/Intel/Manuals/psug/psug_52.html
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by:jpalmeroesteban
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if the operating system has threads is possible that he has an api
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Thanks others also, for their valuable comments...
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