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From: Andres J. Tack (atack2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-27 13:16:36

On Aug 21, 2007, at 7:28 PM, Zach Laine wrote:

>>> Thanks for the great comments Zach. owns_mutex() or some other
>>> suggestion sounds fine to me too.
>> How about holds_lock? 'owns' doesn't quite ring true with me.
> That's the clearest one yet. holds_lock gets my vote.

My problem with lock.owns() is that the grammar suggests the lock
owns something, rather then that the lock "is owned" (by the current
thread). Furthermore, holds_lock looks like it should be a member
function (where this is the current thread), since it uses the same

What about lock.owned() or lock.held()?


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