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Subject: Re: [boost] [intrusive] making a list safe for concurrent readers
From: Giovanni Piero Deretta (gpderetta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-17 04:43:11

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 9:37 PM, Michael Marcin <mike.marcin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Ion Gaztañaga wrote:
>> Yes. Although the standard does not guarantee it, I think most (all?)
>> implementations offer read-only thread-safety. Intrusive offers similar
>> guarantees. Intrusive documentation says:
> Based on this I took another look. At least VC++ 2008 explicitly gives this
> guarantee so thank you. I can skip inventing a list for at least a little
> bit longer until I need to ensure portability.

Next standard will guarantee it and most (all?) implementations
already give it. You do not have to worry about portability :)


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