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From: danl_miller (danl_miller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-06 12:22:11

--- In boost_at_y..., "dmoore99atwork" <dmoore_at_a...> wrote:
> One thing I neglected to mention - while the interface is general,
> the implementation is one that can be used on non-POSIX platforms.
> POSIX platforms would probably just wrap the pthread barrier***
> functions.
> Dave

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(explaining/defending, critiquing, or expanding) the current state of
Boost.threads read recent postings to the "C++ and threads"
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