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SDL_CreateThread

Create a new thread with a default stack size.

Syntax

extern DECLSPEC SDL_Thread *SDLCALL
SDL_CreateThread(SDL_ThreadFunction fn, const char *name, void *data);

Function Parameters

fn

the SDL_ThreadFunction function to call in the new thread

name

the name of the thread

data

a pointer that is passed to fn

Return Value

Returns an opaque pointer to the new thread object on success, NULL if the new thread could not be created; call SDL_GetError() for more information.

Remarks

This is equivalent to calling:

SDL_CreateThreadWithStackSize(fn, name, 0, data);

Version

This function is available since SDL 2.0.0.

SDL_CreateThreadWithStackSize
SDL_WaitThread

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