Equivalent of waitpid( -1, *stat_loc, WNOHANG ); in windows. Thread Safe
Posted on 2003-12-03
I want to implement an equivalent of wait/waitpid in Windows. The problem that I am facing here is that I have to wait for all process that have been created till this point in time. There are two threads which are running, one thread keeps on creating processes and the other thread waits for all the process that have been created. Windows provides WaitForMultipleObjects() methods but that will not suffice as I cannot add more processes to the set of handles for which the second thread is waiting. Also there is a question of thread safety. A direct equivalent or a strategy to get similar function is required.