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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Atomic request for review/inclusion
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-17 03:57:01

On 12/15/2009 09:37 PM, Helge Bahmann wrote:
> Hello,
> First of all I would like to thank for the comments that I have received so
> far, I have incorporated almost all of them I think. Boost.Atomic is now in a
> form that I consider calling it a release. It has support for "true" atomic
> variables on:
> - gcc/x86, 32-bit (tested on Linux, FreeBSD)
> - gcc/x86, 64-bit (tested on Linux)
> - gcc/powerpc32 (tested on Linux, Mac OS X)
> - gcc/powerpc64 (untested)
> - generic Win32 (tested with Visual Studio Express on Win XP)
> For all others it falls back gracefully to locked operation. There is proper
> quickbook documentation, including a hopefully illustrative example section.
> If you have an unsupported platform, contact me and I will attempt to provide
> support for it (usually it is just a matter of testing).
> Otherwise I would like to request considering the library for inclusion and
> appreciate any further comments. Everything available as usual at:

i have adapted my boost.lockfree proposal to make use of your
boost.atomic libray. so the review of boost.atomic should happen before
or a the same time as the review of boost.lockfree.

thanks a lot for your work!

cheers, tim

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