6 years, 9 months ago.

Is it good to use global variables in running threads ?

Is it good to use global variables in running threads ?

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6 years, 9 months ago.

Yes because it is a good way to communicate with other threads. Note however that the globals are shared among the threads and hence need synchronisation. A variable which is not used for communication should be local unless it is very large and consumes the entire stack of the thread.

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