From: Batov, Vladimir (Vladimir.Batov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-28 00:21:55
John Torjo wrote:
> Batov, Vladimir wrote:
>> class writer_lock : public boost::mutex::scoped_lock
>> typedef boost::mutex::scoped_lock super;
>> writer_lock(rw_mutex& mutex) : super(mutex.mutex_),
>> ++mutex_.num_writers_; // Make new readers wait.
> just curios, shouldn't this be thread-safe?
I believe it is thread-safe as writer_lock currently inherits from
scoped_lock and, consequently, we get inside the writer_lock constructor
after its base-class scoped_lock constructor. The base-class constructor
does the synchronization.
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