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From: Kevin Yuan (farproc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-05 11:32:20

2007/4/5, Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]>:
> I assure you, that's sometimes just not possible.
> I've seen plenty of software where the first thing that happens is multiple
> threads are spawned (before 'main' even gets invoked) so it's not always that
> easy.

It is true that sometimes 'single threaded' init is not possible to
guarantee and it is also true that 'single threaded' init is not
impossible to guarantee if you want.

>And when you throw dll loading into the mix it's basically impossible
> to guarantee a startup order.
> ... ...
> See other mail/discussion regarding complexities caused by dlls on Windows.

Yes, I admit dll is another thing.

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