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From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-18 16:59:18

On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 17:49:46 +0200, Roland Schwarz
<roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I wonder if it is possible to use the signal library to do
> interprocess/(synchronized)interthread calls.
> Would it be easily possible to extend it into this aerea if not already
> possible?

This from an earlier thread on the topic:

Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 15:47:29 -0500
Subject: Re: [boost] Thread-safety in Boost.Signals
From: Doug Gregor

On Sep 23, 2004, at 3:13 AM, Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:

> I see that the FAQ mentions that a future version of Boost.Signals will
> be thread-safe. Are there any plans for this to happen any time soon?

I think we know how to do it, mostly, but there are no concrete plans
to do it.

> Right now, is there even a weak thread-safety guarantee? Specifically,
> may two separate signal objects be manipulated by two separate threads
> at the same time?

There really aren't any guarantees, even weak ones :(


Caleb Epstein

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