[Patch] Fix gethwnd race

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Fri May 7 15:14:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 04:51:42PM +0200, Jacek Trzmiel wrote:
>> On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 07:18:39PM -0500, Brian Ford wrote:
>>>Although not the complete rewrite you may have been hoping for, the
>>>attached patch does appear to fix the: Winmain: Cannot register window
>>>class, Win32 error 1410 portion of this bug:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Thanks, but, I see that you're using busy loops.  I use those in places
>>where I have no choice but to do so or when the potential for a race is
>>I don't think that this is really a situation that qualifies for
>>either.  It seems like a muto is a cleaner choice here.
>I can change it to use critical section.  I just have one question -
>where would be good place to put InitializeCriticalSection call?

Please read what I said: "It seems like a muto is a cleaner choice
here."  muto != critical section.

I'm sure Brian can make the appropriate changes.  Let's give him the
opportunity to do so.


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