Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Thread][GSoC] Boost.Thread executors proposal
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-14 03:34:34
Le 13/03/14 04:59, Ian Forbes a écrit :
> Here is my GSoC proposal for working on the scheduled executors classes. It can be found here: www.cs.mcgill.ca/~iforbe/
> This proposal mainly deals with the implementation of classes extending the `scheduled_executor` interface. I have already written thread pool implementations with very similar functionality to the ones proposed.
> I feel that the current proposal could use a little bit of touching up so please feel free to leave comments/criticisms.
> I would also be willing to take on any other work related to executors such the the dynamic/work-stealing thread pool implementation or the parallel algorithms library and add it into my proposal.
I like your proposal on scheduled_executor and possibly extend it to a
priority thread pool. I would let the work-stealing outside the proposal.
Just to note that the closure would not be a std::function<void()> as
this class doesn't accept a movable only function.
Boost.Thread would include (version 1.56) a boost::executors::work as a
type-erased class for closures.
I'm looking for a different approach respect to scheduled work of the
First provide in addition a static polymorphic interface. The template
functions submit_at and submit_after would accept any chrono
`time_point` and `duration`.
Second, provide an adaptor that wraps an scheduled executor and makes it
a polymorphic one.
Third, provide an adaptor that wraps an executor, manage the time based
operations using a specific thread and forward all the operations to the
What do you think of this approach?
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk