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Subject: Re: [boost] [atomic] Status?
From: Matthew Chambers (matthew.chambers_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-15 16:33:40

On 2/9/2011 9:41 AM, Tim Blechmann wrote:
>> I have personal interest in this library going through.
>> If there is anything needs to be done to speed up review process and I can
>> help please let me know.
> i've been using boost.atomic in my lockfree library. from my experience, it is
> well designed, but it would benefit from some contributions to support more
> platforms. there is some fallback code using a spinlock pool, but native atomics
> for compilers other than gcc are still missing.
> so it would be great if people, who are using unsupported compilers could
> contribute some implementations ...
> tim

What is the current state of platform support? I downloaded lockfree from your site and
it still seems to be missing MSVC support. GCC and MSVC x86[_64] are the platforms I care about. I
could take a crack at adding MSVC support but perhaps someone has already done it?


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