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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-13 11:35:14

> Personally I think the Singleton implementation provided by Andrei
> Alexandrescu in his "Modern C++ Design" book is pretty good. I'm not
> it can't be improved on (he starts out by conceding that the Singleton
> concept can have many incarnations, but his implementation provides most
> the usual variations through policies).
> There may be other problems with it - maybe someone else could give some
> examples - but as I see it a likely obstacle to having a Loki-like
> accepted into boost is that it relies heavily on atexit(), which seems to
> inconsistently implemented across compilers.
> Does anyone have any workarounds for that?

how about your own atexit() impl based on top
of yet another thread-safe static local singleton?
it could also help to solve the problem of
"Implementation Limits: The implementation shall
support the registration of at least 32 functions."


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