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C++ using a critical section

deleyd asked
Last Modified: 2014-01-15
I see a lovely Critical Section wrapper at http://scriptionary.com/2008/08/22/criticalsection-wrapper-class/

Now I just need some example code of how to use it properly. This will be for unmanaged C++ code.

Say I have a class, MyClass, and that class has a private variable, myVariable (an integer, or a long if that's better, or unsigned integer, whatever works best, if it makes a difference), and I want to be able to safely write and read that variable from multiple threads, so I need to make sure one thread isn't writing while another is reading.

So I have a class CriticalSection.h defined (from the link above).

And now I have MyClass.h:
#pragma once
class MyClass

  int myVariable;
  void ThreadSafeWrite(int i);
  int  ThreadSafeRead();

  SetMyVariable(int i) {
  int GetMyVariable(void) {
    return ThreadSafeRead();

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Now I'm not sure, do I have MyClass inherit CriticalSection? And how would I implement ThreadSafeRead and ThreadSafeWrite?
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