Subject: Re: [boost] [mutex] move / merge
From: Vicente Botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-18 01:43:47
Phil Bouchard wrote:
> On 5/17/2011 9:11 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> What do you mean by merge?
> So you have 2 sets that could be locked by thread 1 and 2. Now thread 1
> wants to take ownership of the 2 sets so it'll need to lock mutex 1 and 2.
This is not supported directly by the underlying platforms and will require
the need of synchronization between the threads which will result in a
expensive operation that you could implement yourself on top of the existing
Could you explain in which case do you need to use this merge operation?
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