[vtk-developers] vtkAtomic vs std::atomic, can we change yet?

Matt McCormick matt.mccormick at kitware.com
Mon Oct 2 17:34:07 EDT 2017


We switched to std::atomic in ITK 4.12.0 when available and have not
encountered any issues. And the RogueResearch dashboard builds are
much happier :-).


On Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 5:14 PM, Sean McBride <sean at rogue-research.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Now that C++11 is required in VTK, could vtkAtomic switch to using std::atomic instead of the current 3 implementations (gcc atomics, Apple atomics, or Windows atomics)?  Or are our minimum required environments not ready for that?
> I ask because the APIs currently used in the macOS case are deprecated, and thus it would be best to stop using them...
> Thanks,
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