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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-11 13:45:18

At Wednesday 2004-02-11 08:49, you wrote:
>In the "Future of Boost.Thread" thread, Jeff Garland said:
> > I believe exception propagation can be a useful model at times,
> <snip>
> > But as I believe I said earlier I hardly believe it is the
> > most important capability that should be added to Boost threads.
>In another post he said:
> > There are lots of other things that boost.threads lacks
> > when stacked up against more comprehensive solutions
> > which are probably more important than cross-thread exceptions...
>In yet another post, Matt Hurd said:
> > I do need to set thread priorities however.
> > This is more important to me than cancellation.
>This leads me to ask, while the interest sparked by the "Future of
>Boost.Thread" thread is still hot: what are the most important things,
>in your opinion, that Boost.Thread lacks?

for me?
1) priority modification (both absolute and relative)
2) return value | exception propagation back to the "joiner"

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