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From: jsiek_at_[hidden]
Date: 2000-08-27 12:26:19

Reid Sweatman writes:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jsiek_at_[hidden] [mailto:jsiek_at_[hidden]]
> > Sent: Saturday, August 26, 2000 8:15 AM
> > To: boost_at_[hidden]
> > Subject: Re: [boost] mutex feature diagram
> > 1. What platforms (OS/compiler/thread facility/version) do we care about?
> > - pthreads on Linux/Compaq True64/IRIX/HPUX/AIX/BSD/MacOS X
> > - Win32 threads on Windows 98/NT/2000
> > - MacOS 8 and 9
> > - solaris threads on Solaris 6 and higher (or maybe just use
> > pthreads here)
> > ... (everyone speak up if there is a platform you care about)
> I don't know if you intended to solicit general input, but I'll respond,
> anyway. Most of my work is on W32 platforms, and I use, often in the same

Yes, I was soliciting general input, the more the better! :)

> program, *all* of the available thread synchronization functionality. I'd
> hate to have to give any of it up to use a Boost thread library. I've just
> been lurking on this thread <sorry> because I have little experience with
> threading on other platforms. But it looks like the Augean Stables of
> design to come up with a thread library that'll keep everyone happy on every
> platform Boost supports. Good luck to the people designing it; may you find
> a readily-divertible river. Nice feature diagram, BTW.



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