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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-19 12:37:28

Martin Wille wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> The right thing to do here is to just fix thread_specific_ptr
>>> (starting with its specification, if it precludes the alternative
>>> implementation).
> FWIW, I didn't mean the alternative implementation to fix anything,
> since I didn't consider boost::thread_specific_ptr broken when I
> started the alternative.
> The only thing that was supposed to be "fixed" was the limitation
> on the number of thread specific data items imposed by operating
> systems.

FWIW, the thread_dev branch appears to contain an implementation that
doesn't have the limit (and it also has the nice alternative cleanup handler
feature, something that I need). It still has few issues, though. I wonder
what the Boost.Threads "roadmap" is at this point.

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