From: William E. Kempf (wekempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-30 13:13:02
Philippe A. Bouchard said:
> William E. Kempf wrote:
>>> Thanks... but is it possible to obtain the initial address of the
>>> functor object portably, given the current thread object?
>> No, and why would you want to? Especially since it will be a pointer
>> to a _copy_ of the functor?
> Because I would like to access specific information of the newly created
> thread. Being able to match this information with the current thread
> would require you to have some pointer to the class functor.
As already pointed out, to associate data with a thread you use
thread_specific_ptr. BTW, you still have to remember that the functor is
copied, and data passed to/in the functor is not considered part of the
thread in any event.
-- William E. Kempf
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