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From: Sohail Somani (sohail_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-22 12:51:51

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Sohail Somani wrote:
>> Robert Ramey wrote:
>>>> Other than that, it looks good to me. Good job rewriting the
>>>> dangerous parts rather than patching in the thread-safety.
>>> I looked into this in some detail. I concluded that a) it would be
>>> very hard to do and would muck the library and b) it would slow
>>> things
>>> down a lot. It has changed my whole perception as to how/when
>>> to use multi-threading.
>> I agree. I had the same change in perception after reading your code.
>> Only thing that worries me is the portability of it.
> LOL - well, at least we don't have to worry about portability
> of a threading library, primitives etc.

Those are things that can be fixed in a library which is much easier to
fix than a compiler.

Sohail Somani

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