Re: portable C++ framework for socket server that uses thread pools

Wed, 11 Jul 2007 08:50:59 CST
<> wrote:

I am looking out for a portable C++ framework that would allow me to
implement a socket server that employs a thread pool.

You might want to look at asio <>

Thanks for the pointer, but as I said in my original post:-

I have had a brief look at the async IO in boost but it seems a bit
immature to me.

I was trying to alay your maturity concerns in my post. Asio has been
around for years now. When it was reviewed there were at least 2
people that had built commercial products on it that supported it in
the review (I was the review manager). That was 1.5 years ago now.

Ok, maybe its time for a fresh look at it.

This is in spite of the async IO being considered for inclusion into
the next std. I think there is room for quite a bit more consideration

To clarify, the async i/o proposal is being considered for TR2 not C+
+0x so it won't be in the "next standard".

Ah, my mistake.

TR2 will be non-binding
just like TR1. The difference is that TR1 was before C++0x and most
of the library changes have been adopted into the working draft so TR1
becomes part of the standard.

Thanks for clearing that up, I must have got confused over this point.

-Andrew Marlow

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