From: Stjepan Rajko (stipe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-01 13:11:36
> From: "Philippe Vaucher" <philippe.vaucher_at_[hidden]>
> Subject: [boost] boost::signal thread safety (implied question: is
> boost::function thread safe ?)
> Well, the subject says it all ;)
> This question comes because boost::signal's documentation says it's not
> thread safe, but I have trouble finding exactly why it isn't.
Another issue that might be of concern is whether a slot is being
disconnected from a signal in one thread while a value is being sent
through that same signal in another thread. If the one thread is
iterating through the connected slots while the other is removing a
slot from the list, unexpected behavior/crash might occur.
Doug said that some people have recently been working on Boost.Signals
and specifically addressed thread safety, but I'm not sure what the
status of that is.
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