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Subject: Re: [boost] [lockfree] how many items are queued?
From: Manuel Fiorelli (manuel.fiorelli_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-04 04:44:59

2009/9/4 Tim Blechmann <tim_at_[hidden]>:
>>>> lockfree.fifo provides the info if the queue is empty or not.
>>> it is mainly done as debugging help, but it is not supposed to be used
>>> in concurrent code ...
>> Because this function is available I thought it is safe to used it.
> well, there is a warning in the docs, noting, that this function is not
> thread-safe  :)

I didn't look at your library, but I think that this decision is
dangerous. I think that this debug functionalities should be enabled
only if explicitly required by the user, who is assumed to know what
is doing.

Manuel Fiorelli

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