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From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-08 07:51:19

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Williams" <anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2008 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Review Request: future library (N2561/Williams version)

> "vicente.botet" <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> why we don't need to protect get_future() function of multiple thread
>> access?
> By design you can only call this function once, so if multiple threads
> called
> it concurrently and that was safe, only one would get the future, and the
> other would get an exception. The user should therefore use appropriate
> synchronization to ensure correct results anyway, so making this call
> thread-safe would not be of benefit.

I don't understand the need of this function. Could you show a use case for
promise::get_future() function?

Vicente Juan Botet Escriba

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