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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-31 13:21:53

> > your DuplicateHandle/CloseHandle is really an
> > overkill.. keeping just ONE handle and TLS/TSD
> > key association is much more attractive/
> > efficient, IMHO.
> No, DuplicateHandle/CloseHandle is required. GetCurrentThread() returns
> psuedohandle, not a real handle.

GetCurrentThread() has nothing to do with my
point. you just keep a single copy of *REAL*
handle (and if really needed, wrapped inside
some object together with global thread
id <- GetCurrentThreadId/CreateThread(...,&id),
etc) and get access to it via TLS/TSD.

> > why not "static thread& thread::current()" ?
> Think of other threads that need to see that thread's handle.

go on, please.


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