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Subject: Re: [boost] [partly OT] Re: [review queue] What to do about the library review queue?
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-16 22:07:24

Le 16/03/2017 à 19:09, Oswin Krause via Boost a écrit :
> Hi,
> On 2017-03-16 13:03, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
>> Oswin Krause wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I doubt that sarcasm will help solve the severe interoperability
>>> issues between the very close boost and std versions.
>> What severe interoperability issues?
> sorry for the slightly late reply.
> Interoperability issues between code that is designed using the std::
> versions and code using the boost libraries. Starting with: mixing
> boost and std libraries as it was intended to be.
> boost::shared_ptr is an example that one can get to work [1], however
> it is not straight forward(look at all the slightly wrong code out
> there) and requires sacrifices in performance. Most other libraries
> are harder and the situation is often even undefined. For example, I
> have no idea what will happen when I use std::this_thread inside a
> thread started by boost::thread.
This must works as it must work for any native thread.
> Thus it is hard for me to write code that is agnostic to the threading
> library used. However, if i settle for boost::thread i also have to
> use boost::chrono. I could use preprocessor macros, but if I have to
> deliver a library, I have to make a hard decision.
Could you explain what is the problem having to use also Boost.Chrono?


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