add a note about using the intenal API for creating detached threads
authorRussell Bryant <russell@russellbryant.com>
Thu, 24 May 2007 19:11:09 +0000 (19:11 +0000)
committerRussell Bryant <russell@russellbryant.com>
Thu, 24 May 2007 19:11:09 +0000 (19:11 +0000)
git-svn-id: https://origsvn.digium.com/svn/asterisk/trunk@65991 65c4cc65-6c06-0410-ace0-fbb531ad65f3

doc/CODING-GUIDELINES

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@@ -68,6 +68,10 @@ can list them in the "svn diff" command:
   within Asterisk to enhance portability and in some cases to produce more
   secure and thread-safe code. Check utils.c/utils.h for these.
 
+- If you need to create a detached thread, use the ast_pthread_create_detached()
+  normally or ast_pthread_create_detached_background() for a thread with a smaller
+  stack size.  This reduces the replication of the code to handle the pthread_attr_t
+  structure.
 
 * Code formatting
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