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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-28 08:52:23

Batov, Vladimir wrote:
> RW mutexes/locks are important to a threading library and appear simple
> to implement. However, Boost.Threads lacks it. I wrote something simple
> that appear to do the job using the functionality already available in
> Boost.Threads. If the idea is considered good/robust/efficient enough
> and worth having in the library, I can re-write it to conform with the
> rest of Boost.Threads.

There has been a read/write mutex on the thread_dev branch in CVS for
quite some time. I've been working on it and its documentation, and
should be moving it to the main branch today or tomorrow, I hope. Along
with all the documentation in BoostBook format.

But thanks for the offer!


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