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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc-2013] Boost.Thread/ThreadPool project
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-12 02:08:20

Hello Vicente,

2013/4/12 Vicente J. Botet Escriba <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]>

> The project Boost.ThreadPool was developed taking in account the old
> Boost.Thread interface when the future library was not accepted in Boost
> yet. As far as I know the author (O. Kowalke) is working on an alternative
> design based on Boost.Context/Fibers instead of threads. IMO both
> approaches have a use depending on the application context.

your are referring to boost.task (former name was boost.threadpool)? yes I
still working on it - as you know I was asked to move some of the
functionality into separate libraries (-> boost.context, boost.fiber),
which I finish soon. Boost.task already contains a threadpool while each
worker-thread schedules fibers using boost.fiber in order to handle
blocking tasks etc.


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