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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Request review of new synchronisation object, boost::permit<>
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-04 14:15:07

On 4 May 2014 at 19:51, Peter Dimov wrote:

> > Review and commentary upon a proposed new Boost object, boost::permit<>
> > is invited.
> Aren't permits just Windows events?

A non-consuming permit looks quite like a Win32 event object yes,
except it has stronger guarantees useful for many-waiter
many-signaller situations. A permit is completely user space though,
and portable.

A consuming permit looks totally different to Win32 event objects. I
am not sure what else it resembles actually, perhaps a reusable


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