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From: viktor kougitko (klug_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-20 05:31:19

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Kohlhoff" <chris_at_[hidden]>
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lib.boost.devel
Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: [asio] Modified SSL client to reproduce error

> Hi Scott,
> Scott <cheesy4poofs_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I took the existing SSL client.cpp code and added a thread to
>> it. I removed the code to prompt the user for a string to
>> send to the server and instead it will randomly pick one of 3
>> messages to constantly send them.
>> In the 2nd thread, it basically does the same thing, but sends
>> 1 of 3 different messages. Both threads are using the same
>> socket. The first thread is using async IO to read and write
>> the messages. The 2nd thread only sends synchronous messages
>> at random intervals (the first thread picks up the responses
>> from the 2nd thread's asio::write).
> OK, this is almost certainly not going to work :)
> The thread safety of an ssl::stream is specified such that
> - distinct ssl::stream objects can be safely used from different
> threads (although this wasn't the case until 0.3.7)
> - a single ssl::stream object cannot be used from multiple
> threads unless protected by some form of synchronisation
> By synchronisation, I mean something like:
> - locking a mutex (although this would not be preferred in an
> asynchronous design)
> - post()ing a function object into the io_service object
> associated with the stream, if there is only one thread
> calling io_service::run().
> - post()ing or dispatch()ing a function object into a strand, if
> you have multiple threads calling io_service::run()
> Is the change you made to the example representative of how the
> ssl::stream is used in your application? If so, try adding some
> form of synchronisation and see what happens.
> I'd also say that this doesn't sound like the issue that Viktor
> described, where increasing the size of the buffer made the
> problem go away.

    ok I try to reduce code size to some representative example
    till end of this week cause it seems that my hot fix not solve the
    but only postpone it.

    sorry for long time but right now I am busy on other project

> Cheers,
> Chris
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