“The Improved Thread Pool” Update: October 1st, 2010

A simple thread pool. The task queue has many ...
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For the past few weeks I’ve been giving the thread pool a MAJOR overhaul. Now I feel safe to say it’s a robust chunk of code! Here’s a few updates:

  • The thread pool project is now its own library! No need to constantly recompile now!
  • Task queue switched from the std::queue to my own implementation of a Two-Lock Queue.
  • Threads now process themselves instead of waiting for the thread pools’ process() function.
  • Sleep() calls added in the threads so they don’t hog up performance.
  • New and Improved tutorial.

 Check out the improved C++ Win32 Thread Pool Tutorial! Now go, my pretties, and thread. Thread like you’ve never threaded before!

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KeithM

Computer Scientist for Engility, and Indie Game Dev from New Jersey. Loves playing games, and loves making them, too.

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