Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Interaction between interruption points and condition_variable
From: Rob Stewart (rstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-24 18:01:28
On June 19, 2017 6:19:17 PM EDT, David Stone via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Actually, I am happy with the behavior that a call to wait(lock, pred)
> never throws a boost::thread_interrupted exception for the case where
> predicate is true prior the call. My problem is that currently, if
> is waiting on `cv`, and another thread calls
> it is unspecified whether the call to wait returns normally or throws
> boost::thread_interrupted (it depends on whether the thread that was
> blocked is woken up between the two calls). I would like for it to be
> specified that the call returns normally.
That means cv.wait() is only an interruption point under certain circumstances.
-- Rob (Sent from my portable computation device.)