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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-22 18:05:12

Yuval Ronen wrote:
> Peter Dimov wrote:
>> The join2 functions illustrate another point where I believe N2178 is
>> superior to N2184: they expose the superior Windows join model at
>> the C++ level instead of the more limited pthread_join. It's trivial
>> to make an n2184::thread provide the same semantics under Windows,
>> but nobody would be able to take advantage of them portably.
> The Windows superior join model? Can you please explain what do you
> mean by that?

You can "join" a thread more than once, from several threads, and you can do
try/timed joins.

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