Re: gtk+ and pthread

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 22:32:56 +0000, "Ro Stellar" <ro_stellar@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I am currently writing an application which, among other things, needs to
> continually receive data over a UDP connection and display this data in a
> gtk pixmap. I am having problems running pthread_create() (for receiving
> data via UDP) and gtk_main() (for display and other buttons) at the same
> time.
> As an alternative, I would like to do the following:
> 1. Put the UDP receive code into a callback function for a button
> 2. Associate this function with the click event for a button that will be
> created but not displayed
> 3. And... before I call gtk_main() set something so that this button always
> appears to be clicked or at least being clicked a few times a second or
> greater

I believe you want to read the documentation on gtk_timeout_add /

Cheers Peter
Dr. Peter Rottengatter peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx