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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-18 16:04:22

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Sure.
>> > So, assuming we don't know about specific problems with Python, we should
>> > assume it's safe to link MT libpython into single-threaded library.
>> >
>> > I hope that's sufficient.
>> It is certainly sufficient for glibc and libstdc++, but not for
>> portable building on the "abstract machine."
> Since abstract machine does not have any compiler options, or libraries, it's
> not a useful point.

I didn't mean the C++ abstract machine. I meant the "abstract build
machine" (in quotes).

> At the moment we know that on gcc/libc of recent version, things
> should work.
> Do we know any other UNIXy system where single-threaded code can't call into
> multi-threaded library?

He referred you to SunOS.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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