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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-24 14:41:06

From: "William Kempf" <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>
> >For the Boost.Threads-based implementation, yes, adopting threads would
> >problematic. A possible issue that I can see is "double adoption."
> The issue isn't double adoption (in fact, that's trivial to prevent). The
> issue is that you don't know if an adopted thread is joinable or not. You
> can't implement "join" semantics because you don't know if you can join
> thread or not (in fact, you are very unlikely to be able to). This is an
> issue for both thread_ref as well as thread designs.

Could you please explain why?

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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