Re: Single instance module and multithreading

From: helgoboss <>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 03:16:11 -0800 (PST)

Hi Mitchell,

unfortunately I've no clue, too. Hopefully there will be some time to
experiment :)


On 22 Feb., 03:10, mitchell <> wrote:
> Benjamin,
> >Question to
> >Mitchell: Do you plan to add multithreading support in future?
> I do not, simply because I haven't the slightest clue how to. I know
> Lua doesn't use multi-threading because it is not cross-platform and
> does not always behave as expected. I'm inclined to believe the same.
> > It is up to Mitchell though to decide if this is  
> > going to make it into textadept, cause I would not even know where to  
> > start :) I hope he does!
> If I did I would have no problems adding this. Unfortunately I do not
> know at this time.
> Earlier I was thinking it could be done through WinAPI's SendMessageA,
> but I don't know how. (MSDN is a monster and I am no Windows
> programmer.) Ideally we would use LuaSocket, but the blocking is a
> problem and I know of no way around it.
Received on Sun 22 Feb 2009 - 06:16:11 EST

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