AW: [concurrency-interest] Use of blocked queues

Ernst, Matthias matthias.ernst at
Mon May 30 08:41:26 EDT 2005

> In my particular usage, when adding to the queue, I want to 
> check if there are any readers which are blocked, waiting for 
> something to arrive on the queue.  This is so that, if no 
> readers are waiting, I fire off an event.

> I want to avoid reinventing the wheel 
> if necessary!

Just wondering: are you maybe reinventing a thread pool? If fireEvent()
causes a new reader to be created
that sounds a lot like it.


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