[SDL] [patch] OS X carbon SDL_WINDOWID support
cwalther at gmx.ch
Sun Sep 24 00:29:10 PDT 2006
> The SDL FAQ reminds us that "most graphics back-ends are not
> thread-safe". However it should be OK to call SDL video functions
> strictly from a single thread even if that thread is not the main thread
> of an application, right?
No. Many windowing systems explicitly require to be called only from the
main thread. At least that used to be the case with Cocoa, as far as I
remember, though it seems that the restriction has been somewhat
weakened in recent versions. See
for details about what you can and can't do from non-main threads.
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