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Subject: Re: [boost] [task] - boost.task (replacement for boost.threadpool)
From: Sohail Somani (sohail_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-01 15:11:17

k-oli_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Hi,
> boost vault (section 'Concurrent Programming' -
> contains boost.task.
> It replaces boost.threadpool and provides a framework for parallel execution
> of tasks (launching task in the current thread, in a new thread, as sub-task
> or in a pool of threads).

Hi, colour me interested.

What is the main benefit above the threadpool library? I presume the
threadpool library you are talking about is ?

It seems the only real difference is a future/handle which the above
library also has in an experimental capacity.

Thanks in advance.

Sohail Somani

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