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From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-12 07:16:06

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Williams" <anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, May 12, 2008 12:54 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] thread_group create_thread template function

> "vicente.botet" <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> the thread_group::create_thread takes a const function0<void> parameter:
>> thread* create_thread(const function0<void>& threadfunc);
>> The function0 implies already a memory allocation. The templated version
>> look like:
>> template <class Threadable>
>> thread* thread_group::create_thread(Threadable threadfunc)
>> {
>> // No scoped_lock required here since the only "shared data"
>> that's
>> // modified here occurs inside add_thread which does scoped_lock.
>> std::auto_ptr<thread> thrd(new thread(threadfunc));
>> add_thread(thrd.get());
>> return thrd.release();
>> }
>> Which works faster because no need to allocate memory for the
>> boost::function0<void()>.
>> Anthony, if there is nothing wrong, could this substitute the
>> create_thread
>> function in next Boost::thread release?
> That's a reasonable idea. I'll look at it when I revise thread_group.

Sorry for disturbing you with the thread library. I understand that you are
very busy with the future library



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