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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in atomic library?
From: jbosboom_at_[hidden]
Date: 2009-04-22 16:53:37

> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 17:33, <jbosboom_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Are you suggesting an implementation of std::atomic<T>?
> I wasn't suggesting that, since I'd never heard of std::atomic<T>.
> Reading the GNU libstdc++ docs, it appears atomic<T> is a C++ 200x
> feature, and is only implemented in the latest release (4.4) of
> libstdc++. (I happen to be using release 4.1.)
> Anyway, now that I know about atomic<T>, I suppose I am suggesting an
> implementation of it. It looks like exactly what I was describing,
> only much more complete and fully thought-out. I'm not sure how
> useful it would be to implement such a thing in boost as C++0x is
> headed into compilers, but there will certainly be plenty of older
> compilers and standard libraries out there which could benefit from it
> for quite some time.
> In any case, I'm glad to see that better minds than mine have already
> solved my problem!
> Seth
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I didn't mean it to mock your lack of knowledge; I meant it in terms of
"I'd like to use this future feature today; is that what you're planning?"

--Jeffrey Bosboom

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