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Subject: Re: [boost] [interprocess] submission
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-25 15:44:31

Dan Brown wrote:
> Christian Holmquist wrote:
> > > I have a question about submissions. I have an
> > > enhancement, not a fix, for boost::interprocess (win32
> > > native mutex and condition variables as an alternative to
> > > emulation). Ok to just submit the zip or should I open a
> > > ticket first?
> >
> > see:
> >
> >
> > i.e., include [Interprocess] in the email topic so maybe the
> > maintainer will read it.
> Helpful, thank you. Another question.

Not only is it helpful, it just might get you a useful answer to your query, which I'll leave to Ion. Consequently, I added it for you.

> I may not be able to justify to my employer completing the work
> to the satisfaction of all tests. For example, I don't have a
> working win32 native implementation of sharable and sharable-
> upgradable mutexes (aka read-write locks, I believe). Is it
> worth submitting in such a state in hopes others might be able
> to contribute, or should I hold off until I have time implement
> these and get all tests working?

I suspect the answer will be that offering something, even if not everything, will be helpful. Nevertheless, you need Ion to respond.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
Dev Tools & Components
Susquehanna International Group, LLP


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