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From: Gavin Lambert (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2022-08-28 23:06:43

On 29/08/2022 01:58, chris-boostusers wrote:
> I have a list of CPU-bound tasks I need to perform.  I'll list two of
> them here:
>    a) compute first zillion digits of pi (low priority)
>    b) add two plus two (high priority)
> I co_spawn (a).  Later, while (a) is running, I co_spawn (b).  (a) will
> be suspended at a "co_suspension_point" so that (b) can take over.  Of
> course when (b) completes, (a) will resume.
> For bonus points, it will support multiple threads (probably easy) and a
> task's priority can change over time (probably hard).

Scheduling coroutines is in Boost.Fiber's wheelhouse. I don't think it
provides a priority-based scheduler out of the box, but it does discuss
it as a customisation point at:

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