thread.cpp

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class Thread {
public:
  // start the thread
  void start () {
    ACE_Thread::spawn(&Thread::do_run, this);
  }

  // must be overridden by derived class; runs in the new thread
  virtual void run () = 0;

protected:
  // protected so class cannot be instantiated except by derived class
  virtual ~Thread () {
  }

private:
  // callback provided to thread library; simply defers to member function
  static void *do_run (void *p) {
    Thread *thread = static_cast<Thread *>(p);
    thread->run();
    return 0;
  }
};