Could you supply some basic components in tbb, so make tbb can replace pthread llibrary.

Could you supply some basic components in tbb, so make tbb can replace pthread llibrary.

Hi, greate tbb engineers,
I have a question: Why don't you supply some basic components in tbb,
such as some kind of classes to envelop pthread_t, pthread_metux_t, pthread_cond_t, pthread_barrier_t, pthread_rwlock_t... and so on.
If there are those classes, I can use tbb to replace pthread library.

I already found I can use tbb::metux to replace pthread_metux_t,
use tbb::spin_metux to replace pthread_spinlock_t.
But didn't found others.

Thanks, and sorry about my poor English.

From a China guy, Ahfu

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Have a look at tbb_thread and {spin,queuing}_rw_mutex. Condition variables and barriers do not really fit TBB, which has a higher-level approach to multithreading. If you have legacy code, you might as well leave them where they are, for now; for new code, try to embrace TBB's concepts instead. Of course, somebody could still decide to include some such objects ahead of C++0x, like with tbb_thread... maybe they already exist ("AJ"?).

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