From: Gregory Dai (gregory.dai_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-30 15:23:25
Perhaps we were not on the same page. What I meant was as long as
std::string is used as either the source or target of a lexical_cast, thread
safety may not be guaranteed (due to lack of a guarantee by std::string).
Though weird/bad things happen more frequently under heavy load and/or on
multiprocessor (hyperthreading included) machines.
On 8/28/06, Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Aug 2006 18:37:49 -0700, "Gregory Dai"
> <gregory.dai_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >That's not true. std::basic_string<T> is not thread safe. I spent couple
> >months early this year to deal with that fact and finally came up with an
> >alternative string class with the same interface as std::string but does
> >use the copy-on-write technique.
> Did you think it had a dynamically allocated buffer _on the stack_?
> Where do you hold the characters of *your* string class instances?
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-- Thanks, Greg