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Subject: Re: [boost] [interprocess] Timed locks
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-27 19:25:12

On 12/27/2011 12:45 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Mon Dec 26 2011, Edward Diener<> wrote:
>> In boost::inteprocess timed locks are specified by giving a
>> boost::posix_time::ptime as the absolute time until which ownership is
>> attempted. Would it not be more usable to give a
>> boost::posix_time::time_duration from the time in which the one
>> attempts to acquire the lock ?
> Consistency with the C++11 standard threading would dictate providing
> both interfaces (but using chrono instead of posix_time I think)

Hopefully the interprocess author will consider it. I will file a
suggestion on Trac.

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