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From: Roland (roland.schwarz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-19 02:32:58

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 15:33:25 -0800 Randy Bowen <rbowen_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stefan Slapeta [mailto:stefan_at_[hidden]]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 2:07 PM
> > To: 'Boost mailing list'
> > Subject: RE: [boost] Re: Re:(For me a) showstopper [was:
> > boost threadstaticlibrary]
> >
> >
> > I would be interested to learn how you achived this without
> > modifying boost.
> >
> In a MSVC++ 7.1 environment, we simply created a static library
> project and copied the Boost Thread cpp files into it. My only
> caveat would be that this was done with version 1.29.0 -- I
> don't know if there have been any subsequent changes that would
> cause complications in such an approach.

I suspect this would not work with the current release, or you accepted,
that this project consists also of a DLL. Altough one with a custom name
of course.

I repeat, that I have also looked into this issue, and came up
with a solution that creates a "DLL on the fly".
I already sent some sketchy code to Michael Glassford for discussion,
and I am also planning to submit an addition to boost thread for
discussion to the list. (But first I have to learn bjam a little better before ;-)

This DLL is essential for detection of ending threads. You cannot
do this with a static lib! (This has been already extensively discussed.)

The necessity of the DLL arose together with the thread local storage


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