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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Review results for Lockfree
From: Dan Carter (carterd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-07 13:56:59

Hi Tim, unfortunately I don't have time to port it either, but if
someone is interested it should be a straight-forward port provided that
c++11-style atomics and thread-local variables are available. I should
note that in my lib all atomic loads/stores are relaxed by default
(rather than seq_cst).

On 07/10/2011 4:12 AM, Tim Blechmann wrote:
> hi dan,
>>> The general interest was to have a more diverse set
>>> of data structures available, such as a lock-free linked list or bounded
>>> and fixed-sized data structures.
>> I've been sitting on a lock-free doubly-linked list, perhaps there's
>> interest in porting it to boost. It's ABA problem free using only a
>> 32-bit CAS. It's built off of a lock-free memory manager that could
>> serve as the foundation for other container types (map, unordered map, bag).
>> The doubly-linked list, algorithm supports parallelism for disjoint
>> accesses so contention can decrease as the list size increases:
> i currently wouldn't have any time to port it to boost.lockfree (especially
> since it seems to use rather different concepts than the ones that i have
> implemented for now it would probably need some adaptions) ... but i will try
> to assist you, if you want to try to integrate it into boost.lockfree.
> iac, maybe i can find the time to read the specific papers in the next few
> days ...
> cheers, tim

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