[openbeos] Re: BString

  • From: "Andrew Genduso" <gendusoa@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 09:55:43 -0500

I concur with Erik's recommendation.  I have to deal with MS Visual Studio
6.0's implementation of the STL (which is known to be broken in several
important ways) on a daily basis, and STL-Port has given me no such problems.
 The creators of it are very conscious of thread-safety, so I think it's
a perfect fit.

Andrew Genduso
(coming out of lurk mode)

---- "Erik Jakowatz" <erik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >I forgot: STL is NOT thread-safe! If OBOS will be like BeOS, where
> the
> >world is a thread, STL may not be the way to go.
> Echoing an earlier comment, the STL in general does not have an inherent
> problem with thread-safety; merely certain implementations of it. 
> I 
> will suggest again that we adopt STLPort as the version we bundle with
> OpenBeOS; it has quite a reputation for being thread-safe.
> e
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