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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Can Boost.Thread use Boost.Atomic without falling on a compatibility issue?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-12 11:09:36

On Saturday 12 January 2013 15:48:21 Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
> 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.
> >
> Thanks for the quick patch.
> Shouldn't the patch concern only boost/thread/pthread/once.hpp and
> libs/thread/src/pthread/once.hpp?
> Could you send the resulting files also?

There is no libs/thread/src/pthread/once.hpp file as far as I can see. The
boost/thread/pthread/once.hpp file is no longer needed and can be removed (as
well as boost/thread/win32/once.hpp when win32 version is implemented). The
complete public code is platform-independent and resides in
boost/thread/once.hpp after the patch is applied.

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