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Subject: Re: [boost] Gauging interest in patch submissions
From: Tim Moore (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-28 13:02:01

On 9/28/11 8:48 AM, Brett Lentz wrote:
> 1. Adding an optional stack_size parameter to thread::start_thread()
> This is useful in Passenger's case where they want to reduce the VM size
> without requiring the user to hassle with ulimit settings on Linux.
> Passenger spawns many threads rather than using a thread pool for
> performance reasons.
> This change is, its current form, platform-specific, but I'm working on
> correcting that, hopefully without a ton of ifdefs.
I would be interested in this capability but would want to see your proposed changes. We have a patch that we apply for our own
purposes of adjusting the stack size but would be interested in a more general solution.


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