Now that I have my generic
IdManager I’d like
to use it from multiple threads. As I said, this code would normally be used for things
like connection ids for network protocols and I’ve spent the past 20 years or so writing
servers that use small numbers of threads to handle many thousands of connections with
work for each connection being given to a thread from a thread pool to perform. This
background gives me a logical next step; I’d like to use my ids in multiple threads.
I’m hoping that the
I’m using to solve the “Interior Mutability Pattern”
that I stumbled upon when adding my
will help here, but I wont know for sure until I try.
Step one will be to play around with Rust’s
and once I get that working I’ll try and use the
IdManager with them, first using
it from multiple threads at the same time and then passing id’s between threads; allocating
on one and releasing on another.