[Gtk-sharp-list] Creating critical section for unhandled exception handler

Christopher David Howie me at chrishowie.com
Fri May 21 16:19:40 EDT 2010

On 05/21/2010 12:31 AM, Styne wrote:
> Thanks for your response. You are correct in that this is event is 
> being dispatched from the main thread but my understanding was that 
> the lock should provide mutual exclusion between threads within the 
> critical section. Why is this not the case?

IIRC, locks are re-entrant for the same thread.  (The alternative would
be having the thread deadlock, waiting for a lock that it already has.)

Honestly this smells of bad design.  Perhaps there is a better approach
you could be taking then using locks?

Chris Howie

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