From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-19 14:42:21
David Abrahams wrote:
> "Aaron W. LaFramboise" <aaronrabiddog51_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Mathew Robertson wrote:
> I have always thought that concrete implementations of portable
> libraries should supply users a way to get at the OS-specific data so
> they can use platform-specific facilities on them if neccessary.
I agree, just like get method of shared_ptr... you can break invariants
if you want:
But you were warned to not do so...
That way just creates errors who really want and we still got more
flexibility than the interface can provide as platform-indepedent.
> You have to understand, the Boost.Threads specification was designed
> to become a standard, and as such it didn't include anything
> nonportable. That said, there's no reason we shouldn't expose the
> low-level thread IDs and document them in a special section on
> platform specifics.
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