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Re: OpenThread

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
Hello,

OpenThread function is available under Windows 2000
and and it is prototyped in winbase.h file in Windows
2000 platform SDK.

Under Windows NT 3.51/4.0, you have to use
undocumented native API function NtOpenThread exported
by NTDLL.DLL. Here is the prototype of the same

NTSYSAPI
NTSTATUS
NTAPI
NtOpenThread(
OUT PHANDLE phThread,
IN ACCESS_MASK AccessMask,
IN POBJECT_ATTRIBUTES pObjectAttributes,
IN PCLIENT_ID pClientId
);

-Prasad

--- Johnson Martin <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hi
>
> Anyone know if "OpenThread()" exists in Win32? The
> MSDN library lists
> it, but it's not in Winbase.h or Kernel32.lib as
> claimed. Have they
> misspelt it or something?
>
> I just want some way to find out whether a given
> Thread ID still exists.
>
> Cheers,
>
> - Martin
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Prasad S. Dabak
Director of Engineering, Windows NT/2000 Division
Cybermedia Software Private Limited
http://www.cybermedia.co.in
Co-author of the book "Undocumented Windows NT"
ISBN 0764545698

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