Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] static thread_specific_ptr?
From: Anthony Williams (anthony.ajw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-26 05:11:27
Roland Schwarz <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>> Does this mean you have solved the initialization problem for
>> local statics? i.e. you made this thread-safe for every compiler?
> Sorry, the shown usage pattern of course is not necessarily
> usgae as a local static.
> Nevertheless the question arises if the usage as a local
> static is thread safe. I.e. in the example shown struct X
> should live as a global variable in general. (I.e. if there
> are no provisions in thread_specific_ptr that make it safe.)
No, I haven't solved it. Local statics are still a problem.
The question was about a class static, which is global, and thus safe.
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