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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Can't use boost/thread/mutex.hpp without boost_system
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-18 16:22:42

Le 18/01/12 15:09, Artyom Beilis a écrit :
>>> The Boost.Thread version in trunk does not allow to use simple mutex as it
>>> was
>>> possible before:
>>> #include<boost/thread/mutex.hpp>
>>> #include<iostream>
>>> int main()
>>> {
>>> boost::mutex l;
>>> {
>>> boost::unique_lock<boost::mutex> g(l);
>>> std::cout<< "Test"<< std::endl;
>>> }
>>> }
>>> Was working fine without linking with 1.48 and 1.46 but now
>>> it fails with current trunk version requiring dependency on Boost.System.
>> Hi,
>> I was not aware that Boost.Thread was working as a header only library. I
>> have added some support to report errors following the C++11 standard, using
>> Boost.System. You need to link with Boost.System library. Is this an issue?
> Till now I could use Boost.Locale without dependencies on Thread when
> it was working without ICU. It is not a problem to add a dependency.
> I just thought if there is a some kind of lightweight mutex that can be
> used without boost.thread? I can bring something on my own (it is really
> 20 lines of code) just maybe there is something ready for roll...
> If not I'll add dependency on system.
I really thought, that people was looking for a C++11 compliant
implementation. I see now that I might be wrong.

As for Boost.Chrono, I could add the dependency to Boost.System
conditionally and come back to the preceding exceptions. Let me know if
it is worth doing it.


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