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Subject: Re: [boost] Fw: [atomic] review results
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-08 14:01:29

On Tuesday, November 08, 2011 13:19:22 Peter Dimov wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
> > 1. If boost::atomic<> doesn't support multi-module applications, that is
> > it
> > silently works incorrectly in such environments, sould it really support
> > these
> > platforms?
> "Doesn't support multi-module applications" is not the same as not
> supporting sharing an atomic between DLLs. Many multi-module applications
> will never need to do that. I can't think of an example that isn't either
> contrived or a bad idea.

Yes, I meant atomic<> crossing DLL boundaries, of course. However, I don't
find such use cases contrived or bad.

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