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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] What does "RALL-style" means ?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-01 01:24:32


ZouLei wrote:
> When I refer the document of thread library, a word "RALL-style" appear in
> the introduction of the class lock_guard: This provides simple RAII-style
> locking of a Lockable object, to facilitate exception-safe locking and
> unlocking.
> I didn't got the main point of this word "RALL-style", could anyone tell me
> the meaning ? Thanks.

It's RAII, not RALL, and it stands for Resource Acquisition Is
I basically means that every resource, such as a lock, is owned by an object
whose destructor releases it.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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