[LAD] Inter thread Communication: Design Approach

Florian Paul Schmidt mista.tapas at gmx.net
Fri Sep 2 10:56:14 UTC 2011

On 09/02/2011 12:54 PM, Pedro Alves wrote:
> boost::function<void(void)> serves this purpose for me in jass. To
>> create and pass a functor that assigns a new auditor generator to the
>> one in the engine, and then tells it to play i do for example:
>> write_blocking_command(assign(engine_.auditor_gen, p));
>> write_blocking_command(boost::bind(&engine::play_auditor,
>> boost::ref(engine_))); assign() is just a utility template to make
>> creating functors that do assignments easier.. boost::bind is used to
>> make all passed functors 0-ary (e.g for binding member functions to
>> their instance or binding arguments to the functor.. and
>> write_blocking_command is just a utility function that disables the GUI
>> until the acknowledgement from the engine has come back to the GUI,, The
>> command ringbuffer is just a ringbuffer holding
>> boost::fucntion<void(void)>  objects..
>> typedef ringbuffer<boost::function<void(void)>  >  command_ringbuffer;
>> Examples from here:
>> https://github.com/fps/jass/blob/master/main_window.h
>> https://github.com/fps/jass/blob/master/assign.h
>> https://github.com/fps/jass/blob/master/engine.h Regards, Flo
> There are alternatives (even predecessors) to boost.function that
> are much faster and avoid the heap/new.  See
> <http://www.codeproject.com/KB/cpp/fastdelegate2.aspx>  for example.
> (I used Don's original "Fastest Possible C++ Delegates" on an embedded
> project years ago -- worked great).

Oh, thanks for the interesting read :D


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