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From: bill_kempf (williamkempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-13 09:46:43

--- In boost_at_y..., Darryl Green <green_at_t...> wrote:
> > I have been working with multithread software designs for
nearly 10
> > years now in embedded real-time telecom equipment. I have seen
> > neither the need nor the use for the LIFO case, but maybe someone
> > has.
> I think a thread pool would want to use LIFO - it would seem
reasonable to
> expect that the dispatch of making a more recently run thread ready
would be
> faster than a less recently run one (it would be unlikely to be
slower in
> any case). I can't think of any other reason (off hand) for
wanting LIFO. I
> must admit that I have never explicitly requested LIFO.

LIFO must be applied to the queued jobs, but there need not be a LIFO
gaurantee on any synchronization primitives to do this. So I think
this is a different topic from what was being discussed.

Bill Kempf

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