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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-12 14:50:24

> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Dmitry Ivankov
> By the way, what about extending barrier so that it can use
> any functor not
> only waiting_threads == m_threshold?
> At least
> timed_barrier, which unblocks when (waiting_threads == m_threshold ||
> time_since_first_wait > m_time_threshold),
> and maybe unblocks in destructor.
> So it'll implement scenario: do the work in groups, i.e. not
> very often.
> That can be for example some time-expensive background cached work.

Thanks to the GP for the pointer to barrier. +1 for any functor from me
anyway. The case I used was just an example. Barrier+functor would be
higher-level, more obvious, and I'd think less prone to errors.


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