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From: Ben Hutchings (ben.hutchings_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-16 09:29:27

Shetty, Diwakar wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using boost:thread.
> There does not seem to be any constructor
> which specifies whether the thread can be
> started in detached state.

This is correct.

> Will I have to use the native OS threading
> calls to do this?

No. When a joinable boost::thread is destroyed without being used to
join, the thread is detached instead. So normally you don't need to do
anything special.


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