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Subject: Re: [boost] [pool] Conversion to Boost.Thread for singleton_pool
From: Chris Newbold (Chris.Newbold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-24 09:30:34

> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
> On Behalf Of Frank Mori Hess
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 9:21 AM

> On Friday 24 October 2008 09:01 am, Chris Newbold wrote:
> > As an side, I'm curious why boost::mutex is implemented with
> > basic_timed_mutex on Windows. It seems like there could be a dedicated
> > mutex implementation using CriticalSection which, as far as I know,
> covers
> > the Lockable concept.

> TryEnterCriticalSection doesn't exist on windows 9x, and Lockable includes
> a
> try_lock() method.

We still have to support Windows 9x, huh? Oh well... :)


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