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Re: [std-proposals] Fwd: set_new_handler extension

From: Phil Bouchard <boost_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 31 May 2023 23:46:37 -0400
On 5/31/23 23:45, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Wednesday, 31 May 2023 19:55:38 PDT Phil Bouchard wrote:
>>> You didn't address my point, that this simple solution required a mutex
>>> and
>>> reasoning what the critical section span should be. How is this any
>>> different, let alone safer, from what we already have?
>> My reasoning is:
>> - This brings parallel programming to a higher level of abstraction (the
>> definition of intelligence actually);
>> - It prevents the whole planet from reinventing the wheel;
>> - This *removes* race conditions, it can't add any runtime bugs in any way.
> How? It's no different than using a mutex, because it is using a mutex. So if
> it is not different, how is it better?

Because it is abstracted thus done implicitly.

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Received on 2023-06-01 03:46:38