From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-06 19:36:54
At 04:37 PM 9/6/2001, William Kempf wrote:
>>BTW why doesn't boost::mutex use a critical section on win32?
>To avoid having to either include the windows headers in mutex.hpp or
>require dynamic allocation internally. During development I was provided
>with research that showed that critical sections often actually result in
>worse performance than mutexes (surprised me), so it was easier just to
>implement using a Win32 mutex.
Is that worth a FAQ entry?
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