BgWorker plug-in

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Author: Anders (talk, contrib)


Plugin Info

  • Version: 20091001 BgWorker.zip (4 KB)
  • Type: Runtime plugin
  • Character encoding: Ansi & Unicode (First plugin to feature both in a single DLL?)
  • Minimum OS: Win95/NT4


Description

This plugin calls the address stored in $0 in a low priority background thread, the "main" thread will process window messages while waiting for the worker thread. Note that some internal functions and 3rd party components might not work in a separate thread!


Usage Example

GetFunctionAddress $0 workerfunc
BgWorker::CallAndWait ;Calls address stored in $0 in a background thread


Credits

Written by Anders (For fun and profit?)

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