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Subject: [boost] [Block Pointer] single threaded
From: Phil Bouchard (philippe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-15 15:17:25


What if Block Pointer was single threaded for the moment? Would that
prevent it from being part of Boost? A lot of applications are single
threaded and could take advantage of it already. fast_pool_allocator is
not multithread safe as well.

The problem is the structure keeping track of each set, block_header, is
dynamic (gets created and destroyed over and over) and to maintain a
mutex in such conditions is not trivial.


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