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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-19 12:48:32

Peter Dimov wrote:
> 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
>>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
> FWIW, the thread_dev branch appears to contain an implementation that
> doesn't have the limit

This is good news. Sadly, I didn't know of that fact earlier.

> (and it also has the nice alternative cleanup handler
> feature, something that I need).

Custom deleter functions would have been the next feature to suggest
for me :)

> It still has few issues, though. I wonder
> what the Boost.Threads "roadmap" is at this point.

So do I. Maybe, my suggestions for the interface specification can
be integrated into that thread_dev effort.


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