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From: williamkempf_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-03-19 16:47:37

--- In boost_at_y..., "Mark Rodgers" <mark.rodgers_at_c...> wrote:
> From: "Lie-Quan Lee" <llee1_at_l...>
> > Would be better to have a traits to get the type of locks like:
> > typedef typename lock_categories<mutex>::lock Guard;
> > typedef typename lock_categories<mutex>::trylock TryGuard;
> > typedef typename lock_categories<mutex>::timedlock TimedGuard;
> >
> > I did a quick search in boost archive and did not see a
discussion on
> > that in both discussion phases(one was last summer, the other is
> > last week). Maybe I missed it.
> I made a suggestion somewhat along those lines in
> I think perhaps it is worth pursuing this topic.

A "lock_tag" might be useful. I'm not sure that full blown traits
would be, at least with the types as defined today. Can you
illustrate how these concepts could be useful?

Bill Kempf

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