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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] feature request priority
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-21 14:02:10

Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
> here they are a list of 26 feature requests for Boost.Thread. The
> features are classified as high, middle and low cost (form my point of
> view of course)
> I would like to know which features would you like to find on the next
> release. Please could you choose 3 features and if possible one for each
> category, the idea been to provide 1 high, 1 middle and 2 low features
> for the next release.

OK, here are my picks:

> High
> #5150 <>
> boost::thread does not print or return the error value when
> creating a thread fails.

> Middle
> #3696 <> Boost
> Thread library lacks any way to set priority of threads
> #5173 <>
> boost::this_thread::get_id is very slow

> Low
> #1850 <> request
> for unlock_guard (and/or unique_unlock) to compliment
> lock_guard/unique_lock
> #2361 <>
> thread_specific_ptr: nature of the key, complexity and
> rationale

I know I picked to Middle-ranked issues, but both looked valuable. If I must choose, I'd prefer 5173 ATM.

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


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