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From: Anthony Williams (anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-22 13:12:19

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> Anthony Williams wrote:
>> [...]
>>> typedef once_flag pthread_once_t;
>>> int pthread_once(pthread_once_t* once_control,void(*init_routine)())
>>> {
>>> std::call_once(*once_control,init_routine);
>>> return 0;
>>> }
>> Right, the only problem is that folks like Drepper of Red Hat would
>> rather commit suicide than accept the notion of pthread.h
>> implementable in terms of <thread>. See the comedy at posix-c++-sg.
> This is not a good idea for maintenance reasons, because it still leaves us
> with two separate implementations, one for POSIX, one for pthreads-over-C++
> (which is currently a synonym for Windows.)

That's a non-starter of an argument. The alternative is C++-over-POSIX and
C++-over-POSIX-over-xxx for non-pthreads platforms, which is still two


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