[Libwebsockets] threads?!

Alexander Zvyagin zvyagin.alexander at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 19:58:18 CET 2019

Thanks a lot Andy, it works now!


On 13/03/2019, Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
> On March 13, 2019 11:47:58 PM GMT+08:00, Alexander Zvyagin
> <zvyagin.alexander at gmail.com> wrote:
>>OK, now I understand what is happening, but I still don't know how to
>>fix my code.
>>The problem is that when I call lws_cancel_service(context) from a
>>worker thread, it does trigger callback in the main thread with
>>LWS_CALLBACK_EVENT_WAIT_CANCELLED, but this happens with user==NULL,
>>so the actual code:
>>        if( user )
>>            lws_callback_on_writable(wsi);
>>        break;
>>    }
>>... will not execute lws_callback_on_writable() because of the check
>>user!=NULL. And if I remove the check, the code crashes.
>>Any suggestions how to fix that?
> Yes... get rid of those two lines.  Because of what it is, WAIT_CANCELLED
> does not actually have any relationship to a specific wsi.  It's a service
> thread-level event.  Lws uses a fake wsi to make the callback, with just a
> handful of members set like context and protocol.
> For these situations, lws provides a way to do the callback-on-writable for
> all active wsi on the same protocol...
> https://libwebsockets.org/git/libwebsockets/tree/include/libwebsockets/lws-writeable.h#n75-89
> So you want
>         lws_callback_on_writable_all_protocol(lws_get_context(wsi),
> lws_get_protocol(wsi));
> -Andy
>>Thanks a lot in advance,

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