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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Asio] io_service(std::size_t concurrency_hint) constructor
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-16 17:29:06
On 17/12/2013 09:18, Quoth maks:
> In what cases using "io_service(std::size_t concurrency_hint)" ctor is more effective?
> 1. Use multiple threads - multiple io_service
> 2. Use multiple threads on one io_service object
Multiple io_services are completely independent. The parameter is a
hint for permissible concurrency for a single io_service being run by
multiple threads. What behaviour this actually affects depends on the
platform -- for example, on Windows this is passed to the OS when
creating the underlying IOCP, which tells it how to throttle thread wakeups.
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