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From: Iain.Hanson_at_[hidden]
Date: 2002-02-01 13:44:38


Author: williamkempf (williamkempf_at_[hidden]) at unix,mime
Date: 31/01/02 20:10

>This isn't true. The Scoped Lock classes provide the ability to
>unlock and then later lock the mutex. This covers the _vast_
>majority of uses (and probably _all_ of the issues that the
>proverbial "newbie" is going to need). The only limitation is the
>scoped nature of the lock, which prevents efficient lock patterns
>for things such as a lock_ptr<>. That's what the "traits" approach
>is supposed to address, though.

Sorry, brain short circuit :-( I was mixing up mutex and scoped_lock
or forgot that you had added llock & unlock to scoped_lock I not sure


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