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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-28 11:40:03

on Mon Jul 28 2008, "Robert Ramey" <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Suggestion: handle that by deferring the availability of the
>> registrations associated with that DLL until the user explicitly says
>> it's safe to add them. The idea is that every DLL adds things to its
>> local registry and in a MT application, that is only combined with the
>> global registry via an explicit call, when presumably the user knows
>> no threads are doing serialization.
> I have always presumed that loading of DLLS would be under the control
> of the user program so that he could take appropriate steps to
> a) be sure that loading/unloading of DLLS wasn't occurring while
> in the midst of serialization stomething.
> b) loading/unloading DLLS occurred one at at time.
> It seems to me that this is enough to avoid problems.
> Am I missing something?

No; you're probably right.

Dave Abrahams
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