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From: Matt Hurd (matt.hurd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-03 13:02:32

On 03/09/05, Alexander Terekhov <terekhov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> John Maddock wrote:
> [...]
> > * No need to do anything different on CE, or use stringstream etc.
> ^^
> I think that especially on CE, you'd really want to use a lock (on
> slow path) and never busy-wait... priority inversions, y'know.

Doesn't that just move the race to the lock?

One trick might to create a locked mutex in the once state
initialization and unlock when initialised. Waiting threads can block
on the locked mutex. Or use a condition var...??


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