From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-18 23:56:04
> > 1. Does not Boost.Thread already have locking mechanisms
> The only thing boost threads offer is #1 on my list, that is "The ability
> to acquire a lock and release it when the object goes out of scope
> effectively implemented the "Monitor" concept". Implementing this idea is
> rather easy and obvious. It is the other things my classes offer that
> make it interesting. The differences should be obvious.
In any case it should be part of Boost.Thread IMO. You may propose your
classes as an extension to existent Boost.Thread functionality.
> > 2. IMO any locking mechanisms should be implemented in terms of
> This makes absolutely no sense to me, could you please explain your self.
Look on my other post on the topic
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