[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk# threading problem?

Vladimir Vukicevic vladimir@pobox.com
09 Oct 2002 21:48:57 -0700

On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 20:48, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Bob,
> > Isnt this extremely dangerious from the standpoint of running applications
> > securely? If any old app can just spawn off a few threads and call into
> > gtk# at once, we're in trouble. :)
> > 
> > While I like the idea of doing this in C, since we're worried about
> > performance there, the .NET bindings should take care of this stuff so
> > that we can have a secure environment.
> I have no idea what you are talking about Bob.

I'm guessing he wants the equivalent of GDK_THREADS_ENTER and
GDK_THREADS_LEAVE, but for all of gtk.  i.e. have every gtk call, unless
known safe, explicitly acquire a mutex.  This would, however, be
absolutely brutal for peformance.

	- Vlad

Vladimir Vukicevic <vladimir@pobox.com>