[Interest] QThread & sleep on QMutex

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Jul 30 02:58:22 CEST 2015

On Wednesday 29 July 2015 23:55:30 Igor Mironchik wrote:
> Hi,
> I hope that in this list I will find experts of synchronization and so on.
> My question: is it good to make thread's sleep on mutex like this?


> QMutex mutex;
> mutex.lock();
> mutex.tryLock( int msecs ); // This will make sleep for the given timeout.
> Or it's not so good idea because thread will not release processor... Or
> processor will be released? Or something else?

Because you should not sleep.

Don't make your code slower. Just finish your task.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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