Subject: Re: [boost] [signals2] documentation on signals vs signals2
From: Frank Mori Hess (frank.hess_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-04 09:41:14
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On Saturday 02 May 2009, Ross Levine wrote:
> Is there documentation on when signals2 should be used over signals?
The main feature of Signals2 over Signals is thread-safety. Another reason to
use it is that the original Signals library will probably be deprecated and
> there is any time that signals is a better choice than signals2?
The original Signals library has more real-world testing, since 1.39 is the
first boost release including Signals2. It probably also has better support
for old compilers.
> I presume
> either signals2 is incompatible with code written for signals, or signals2
> is inferior to signals in some cases, but this is not documented anywhere.
There is a porting section in the documentation that describes the
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