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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Can Boost.Thread use Boost.Atomic without falling on a compatibility issue?
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-12 09:48:21

Le 12/01/13 14:26, Andrey Semashev a écrit :
> On Saturday 12 January 2013 12:08:10 Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>> Le 12/01/13 11:51, Andrey Semashev a écrit :
>>> Anyway, can Boost.Thread be modified in such a way so that Boost.Atomic
>>> use is not exposed to the user? E.g. so that call_once invokes a compiled
>>> function implemented within Boost.Thread library that uses Boost.Atomic
>>> to modify the once flag.
>> yes, this will be great. I don't know Boost.Atomic details to try to do
>> this. Andrey do you mind to provide a patch that doesn't needs to link
>> with boost_atomic?
> I attached the patch (for posix only). It appeared a bit hacky and I'm not
> sure if you're ok with it.
>> Or, can Boost.Atomic be header-only?
> It can't be completely header-only because it requires a spinkock pool
> singleton. You can find the discussion about it in the nearby thread "[boost]
> [atomic] [release] possible linking problem with atomic" and other older
> threads.
Thanks for the quick patch.
Shouldn't the patch concern only boost/thread/pthread/once.hpp and
Could you send the resulting files also?

Thanks again,

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