[geos-devel] thread safety?
sgillies at frii.com
Tue Apr 19 11:29:18 EDT 2005
Good news! Thanks, Ferdinando.
On Apr 19, 2005, at 8:25 AM, Ferdinando Villa wrote:
> I can't vow for the thread safety of GEOS in general, but I'm using it
> in quite a few asynchronous functions within a threadpool server which
> gets a lot of daily use, and never had a problem. Of course its current
> design requires attention, and you must be careful where do you put all
> these pointers, but that's not just for thread safety :)
> On Tue, 2005-04-19 at 10:16, Sean Gillies wrote:
>> On Apr 19, 2005, at 8:03 AM, strk at refractions.net wrote:
>>> On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 07:40:59AM -0600, Sean Gillies wrote:
>>>> Is GEOS thread safe?
>>> Good question. Can it be tested ?
>> Ah, thrown back at me :) I just want to know if thread safety was a
>> design goal and if the goal has been achieved. Looking back in the
>> archives I found a thread where Martin had stated that GEOS should aim
>> to be safe, and another where Dave Blasby asked the same question with
>> no answer.
>> It's not so much a concern for PostgreSQL, but for other uses. I'd
>> like to avoid synchronizing use of GEOS if I didn't need to do so.
>> Sean Gillies
>> sgillies at frii dot com
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