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Subject: Re: [boost] condition_variable and the internal mutex
From: Maxim Yegorushkin (maxim.yegorushkin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-25 16:02:50

On 25/09/12 18:10, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
> Le 25/09/12 16:26, Maxim Yegorushkin a écrit :
>> Hi Boost,
>> I was surprised to see an internal mutex added to
>> boost::condition_variable implementation in the recent versions of
>> Boost. Quick internet searched revealed that this was done to better
>> support thread cancellation:
>> That thread ends with a suggestion to add back a zero-overhead
>> pthread_cond_t wrapper and no reply.
>> So I was wondering whether there plans to reinstate that wrapper or
>> should Boost users that are not concerned with thread cancellation but
>> are rather concerned with code performance drop using
>> boost::condition_variable and resort to writing their own wrapper?
> Hi,
> I've forgotten this old post. Please could you create a ticket? I would
> try to take care of it, but this will take some time.
> I would have the time to see also if I can implement cancelable threads
> on top of non-cancelable threads, but this has yet less priority.

Thanks for your prompt reply Vincente.

-- Maxim

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