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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-01 12:41:30

Anthony Williams wrote:
> Roland Schwarz <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Anthony Williams wrote:
>>> That was when the goal was a simple reimplementation under the BSL.
>>> Now Bill's code is under the BSL, the goalposts have moved to
>>> focusing on a potential interface for the new standard. Are you in
>>> agreement that this is a worthwhile goal?
>> Well, yes in principle, but what about the ongoing platform split?
>> It is not finished yet.
> We likely need a platform split whatever interface we go with, since
> pthreads is quite different at the API level to Windows, even if the
> same facilities are on offer.

There is also the option of implementing pthread_rwlock_* on Windows,
keeping the higher layer platform-independent. This obviously requires a
higher layer that agrees with the pthread_rwlock_* interface.

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