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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Request review of new synchronisation object, boost::permit<>
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-04 16:25:07

Niall Douglas wrote:

> A non-consuming permit looks quite like a Win32 event object yes, except
> it has stronger guarantees useful for many-waiter many-signaller
> situations.

What are these stronger guarantees?

> A consuming permit looks totally different to Win32 event objects.

You do know that WIn32 events can be auto-reset or manual-reset, right? Is
not an auto-reset event the same as a consuming permit?

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