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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in atomic library?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-22 21:06:38

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 4:14 PM, Seth LaForge <sethml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.)

The best reference is the current C++ Standard Working Paper. Go to and select "Current C++
Standard Working Paper" in the "Other information" section.

The original proposal is available at,
and it is very helpful for understanding the library. But changes are
being made at each meeting, so the current working paper is the final



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