Re: header only, thread-safe singleton

"Chris Thomasson" <>
Mon, 24 Sep 2007 19:49:15 CST
<> wrote in message

How to implement a header only singleton, that is also thread-safe.


Read the following:

1: static T *g_ptr = 0; // set before thread creation

T* instance() {

2: T* l_ptr = atomic_loadptr(&g_ptr);
3: membar #LoadLoad; // needed for alpha cpu's
4: if (! l_ptr) {
5: lock();
6: l_ptr = g_ptr;
7: if (! l_ptr) {
8: l_ptr = new T;
9: membar #LoadStore | #StoreStore;
10: atomic_storeptr(&g_ptr, l_ptr);
11: unlock();
12: return l_ptr;


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