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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-24 08:26:01

From: <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>
> --- In boost_at_y..., "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_m...> wrote:
> So you can never "adopt" threads created outside of the library?

For the Boost.Threads-based implementation, yes, adopting threads would be
problematic. A possible issue that I can see is "double adoption."

> While this isn't an essential thing, users are going to find it to be
> a major QoL issue. For instance, how can you possibly "join" the
> main thread since this thread was not created through the library?

I've been left with the impression that the default-constructed thread
objects aren't joinable? Have the semantics changed again? ;-)

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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