Re: New Singleton Scheme

Gerhard Menzl <>
Mon, 3 Sep 2007 02:32:27 CST
Ema wrote:

class Singleton
   Singleton(const Singleton&);
   Singleton& operator=(const Singleton&);
   void Init(void) {}

   static Singleton& Instance(void)
        Singleton _s;
        return _s;

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
   // now ready for MT use

What does Init() achieve which the constructor doesn't?

Simply creates the object in a single thread context (you know if
there are any mutex(es) they get created in a thread safe context).

Init() doesn't create the object.

    int main(int argc, char *argv[])

would be sufficient.

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