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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-27 11:28:37

From: <duncan_at_[hidden]>

> > What I had in mind was a HANDLE wrapper that calls DuplicateHandle()
> > on copy and CloseHandle() on destruction.
> If you did that then the pthreads version would have to reference count
> to preserve the same semantics.


> So may as well reference count them
> both, which may well be quicker than DuplicateHandle() anyhow.

Yes, reference counting the HANDLE as well is also possible; this is up to
the implementor of the Win32 thread library. The semantics are important.

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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