From: Robin Hu (huxw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-04 09:31:03
>>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Seefeld <seefeld_at_[hidden]> writes:
Stefan> hi there,
Stefan> I'v been trying to find some info as to why semaphores are
Stefan> considered harmful by the boost::thread authors, without
Stefan> luck. Is there any concise text describing the problem ?
Stefan> I'v been using semaphores for years and can't think of what
Stefan> should be wrong with it.
Semaphore can always be stimulated by using mutex + cond_var. and
the only place that semaphore is a must is in signle-handler, but
this is not within the area of threading programming. ;-)
Stefan> Thanks, Stefan