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Subject: Re: [boost] [lockfree] freelist_stack::allocate and freelist_stack::deallocate should not be private
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-02 06:12:24

> Currently, the allocate/deallocate functions in
> lockfree::detail::freelist_stack are private. This inhibits reusing this
> class for implementing other lock-free datastructures as it's not possible
> to allocate anything which has not a constructor taking 0, 1, or 2 arguments
> (those are supported explicitly by exposing overloads for
> freelist_stack::construct).
> Would it be possible to make the mentioned functions 'protected' instead?

hm, i see your point. however freelists are not really part of the
public API. iac, i'd somehow prefer to have an API like:
template <class... Args>
T * construct(Args&&... args)

but for the time being, making these functions protected is ok to me.


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