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C++ Reactive Programming by Peter Abraham, Praseed Pai

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A thread-safe stack data structure

So far, we have discussed how to launch and manage a thread, and how to synchronize the operations between concurrent threads. But, when it comes to actual systems, the data is represented in the form of data structures, which must be chosen appropriately for the situation to guarantee the performance of the program. In this section, we are going to discuss how to design a concurrent stack using conditional variables and mutexes. The following program is a wrapper to std::stack, which is declared under the library header <stack>, and the stack wrapper will be available with different overloads for pop and push functionalities (this has been done to keep the listing small, and this also demonstrates how we ...

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