Review Request: Replace thread usage with local event loop in kio/kio/hostinfo.cpp

David Faure faure at
Tue Aug 9 15:30:43 BST 2011

On Tuesday 09 August 2011 17:19:49 Olivier Goffart wrote:
> The proper thing to use here is a QWaitCondition

Which is easy to write racy code with (if B calls wake() before A calls 
wait(), A missed the notification for good and it will sleep forever), so I 
usually prefer a QSemaphore (which uses a QMutex and a QWaitCondition 
internally, but which is easier to use since it encapsulates all this nicely).

Then A (main thread) can acquire, B (worker thread) can release, in any order.

David Faure, faure at,
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