[Development] Question about QCoreApplicationData::*_libpaths

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Jan 21 05:33:51 CET 2016

Marc Mutz wrote:
> You can lock a mutex in the function and unlock it in the shared_ptr's
> deleter.

How can that possibly be faster than atomic reference counting? You have the 
same cross-thread dependence plus a potential wait for the thread to 
actually do its work. Not to mention that mutexes can cause deadlocks, 
atomic reference counts can't.

        Kevin Kofler

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