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Subject: Re: [boost] [sync] [thread] Faster mutex
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-30 13:55:12

On 30 Jan 2015 at 18:09, Antony Polukhin wrote:

> Just curious, maybe ideas from Mesa's mutex could be useful for some of the
> Boost libraries.

I believe Vicente's current plan is that v5 Boost.Thread will extend
the C++ 11 STL. Therefore boost::mutex would be implemented using
std::mutex in v5 with the extensions Boost.Thread provides over the

Besides, last time I looked any STL mutex was already implemented
using an atomic fastpath and lazy kernel wait object allocation after
a spin. The win32 critical section has been that design since year


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