From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (alexy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-21 22:10:02
Vesa Karvonen wrote:
> From: "Aleksey Gurtovoy" <alexy_at_[hidden]>
> > Vesa Karvonen wrote:
> > > Personally, I have been using a class template 'locked',
> > > which is basically a handle to a lockable or guarded
> > > object/resource. It is similar to, but not the same as, the
> > > LockingPtr presented in
> > > http://www.cuj.com/experts/1902/alexandr.htm?topic=experts.
> > > The main implementation difference is that lockable only
> > > stores a single pointer.
> Actually, 'locked' doesn't use the volatile/const_cast<>
> thing either, which can be thought of as being even more
> significant. However, the basic intent behind 'locked',
> 'LockingPtr', and 'locking_ptr' is the same.
That's what I believe in too. Unfortunately, Andrei didn't seem to be
convinced about that, maybe because the whole discussion was too
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