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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-06 12:47:05

Anthony Williams <anthony_at_[hidden]> writes:

> You're probably right. I started down this line of thought when
> rewriting boost::call_once, and noticed that mutexes at global scope
> are used everywhere, and yet they are not thread-safe for
> initialization. Maybe I could do with some perspective.

call_once relies on mutexes at global scope? I suppose these are
platform mutexes, rather than boost mutexes, then?

Dave Abrahams
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