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Subject: Re: [boost] Thread (win32) and current_thread_tls_key issues
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-03 11:56:53

Le 03/07/12 08:41, Pekka Seppänen a écrit :
> On 2.7.2012 20:11, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>> Le 02/07/12 10:50, Pekka Seppänen a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> Currently Threads's Win32 TLS implementation uses a global static variable
>>> thread::current_thread_tls_key that is defined in src/win32/thread.cpp. As you
>>> may know, static variables have a tendency of not being allocated in a very
>>> specific order.
>>> blah blah
>> Hi,
>> Thanks for the report and the deep analysis.
>> Please, create a ticket, I will give it a try soon.
>> A test case that shows the problem and that your patch is a solution would be
>> much appreciated.
> Ok, created a ticked #7066 ( with
> the patch attached.
> Not really sure how to write a test case for this, I guess it becomes a
> tedious job even if you could predict the initialization order for each
> compiler version.
> Anyway, the way I spotted this in the first place was to simply add a memory
> write breakpoint for current_thread_tls_key; Saw it was initialized after it
> was used for the first time (didn't check release builds, but at least MSVC9
> debug builds have a simple loop before entry point that do this kind of init
> stuff).

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