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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc-2013] Boost.Thread/ThreadPool project
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-03 13:42:48

Le 03/05/13 19:26, Niall Douglas a écrit :
>> Le 02/05/13 18:01, Niall Douglas a ?crit :
>>>> That's orthogonal. Boost.Asio provides the funding blocks. A nicer
>>>> interface that doesn't require an explicit continuation passing style
>>>> transformation can be built with Boost.Context or a similar library.
>>>> But it probably needs a future implementation that integrates with
>>>> ASIO, which is one of the point of Niall Douglas.
>>> Spot on. Especially as parts of ASIO are due to enter with TR2. I worry
> that
>>> a thread pool designed without ASIO in mind would become an orphan
> isolate.
>> What a ThreadPool must provide to satisfy the ASIO requirements?
> That's a very good question. And for me to answer in specifics I'd need to
> think deeply about the issue, and study examples, neither of which time
> currently allows given C++Now is just around the corner.
> All I can say right now - and I agree this isn't very helpful - is make it
> compatible with opaque third party event loop dispatchers such as Qt's
> QCoreApplication and QRunnable. Because Qt's implementation details iare
> opaque to external code, if you can meet compatibility with that you'll
> probably be compatible with anything Boost.ASIO can come up with, especially
> as most of Boost.ASIO is header defined.
> I appreciate that isn't very helpful. Thread pool design is hard :(
I wish you a good C++ Now. I would like to be there also :(
I will try to digest QT and understand better ASIO to see if I can find
it myself. Anyway, let me know if you have more helpful comments when
you will have time.


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