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Subject: Re: [boost] [atomic, x86] need another pair of eyes
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-19 14:20:21

>>>>> the stress test for the spsp_queue (spsc_queue_test_caching) ... one
>>>>> thread enqueueing a large number of elements, one thread dequeueing
>>>>> ...
>>> Yes but how? Which BOOST_REQUIRE fails, and what does it say?
>> some elements are lost ... the receiver reads less elements than the
>> sender enqueues:
>> BOOST_REQUIRE_EQUAL(received_nodes, nodes_per_thread);
> I think that this is a possible and legitimate outcome of your test. Nothing
> guarantees that the receiver will see the last batch of elements before
> seeing running = false. You have to set running = false from the writer
> thread for that to be guaranteed.

good point! will adapt the testsuite and hope this will resolve the
issue ...

thanks a lot!

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