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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Review] Lockfree review starts today, July 18th
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-21 14:42:18

>>> - Why does ringbuffer have range enqueue functionality, but not the
>>> other two classes?
>> the ringbuffer will be able to enqueue the range in one step, stack and fifo
>> cannot do this. but maybe it would make sense to add a range interface, but
>> document the behavior.
> For a node-based stack, can't you build the linked list of nodes "on
> the side" with the last node pointing to head, then CAS the head to
> point the first node in your on-the-side list, to enqueue the whole
> range atomically? And then also have the strong exception guarantee?
> Or am I missing something (about the allocation scheme maybe?)

hm, i was actually thinking about both enqueuing and dequeuing of multiple
objects. but if it is just about enqueuing it, it might be reasonable ...

will check ...


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