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From: schalk_cronje_at_[hidden]
Date: 2002-01-31 10:33:50

> public:
> typedef <i>Implementation Defined</i> cv_state;
> static void lock(Mutex& mutex);
> static void trylock(Mutex& mutex);
> static void timedlock(Mutex& mutex);
> static void unlock(Mutex& mutex);
> static void lock(Mutex& mutex, cv_state& state);
> static void unlock(Mutex& mutex, const cv_state& state);
> };

The kind of approach (be it via traits or not) can be applied to many kinds
of resource locking - co-operative file locking between processes being one.
I think it would be worthwhile to keep the generalisation in mind.

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Webshield Engineering, Network Associates.

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