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From: John Maddock (John_Maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-05-21 05:27:43


>Of course it's not thread-safe. But then there's no way to portably
construct a singleton instance on demand if two threads may demand it at
same time, is there?

Somebody get me some portable threading primitives! ;)


There is also an interesting article at by
John Vlissides, unfortunately it contains more problems than solutions -
but is probably essential reading if only to see what all the traps and
pitfalls are!

- John.

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