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From: williamkempf_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-08-09 13:34:01

--- In boost_at_y..., "Greg Colvin" <greg_at_c...> wrote:

> So it isn't clear to me what your objection to the thread::ref
> design is, or to the current design for that matter. All I can
> gather is that you hate the name "join" and prefer to risk race
> conditions with Events, which would be difficult to implement on
> pthreads, and dislike the much safer and long established Monitor
> concept provided by condition variables.

Actually, the event model is simple to implement on top of POSIX. So
that's not really a reason to not include an Event object in
Boost.Threads... I just find little compelling reason to do so.

Bill Kempf

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