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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for a thread synchronisation primitive: future_queue
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-05-09 05:30:46

>> On a second thought, maybe I could even change the implementation of
>> the future_queue to internally use e.g. the well-known
>> boost::lockfree queues together with some semaphore to implement the
>> blocking behaviour. I am not 100% sure yet, but I think all current
>> features could be implemented by that. Do you think this would
>> improve the implementation? It might be a bit simpler and maybe even
>> more efficient in some cases.
> I would love to see a portable eventcount
> (
> implementation in Boost.Lockfree.

i'm not sure, if boost.lockfree is a good place for it (is it even
possible to implement them without relying on system calls, which may
acquire locks in kernel-space?)

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