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Section: 22.214.171.124 [thread.thread.constr] Status: NAD Submitter: Howard Hinnant Opened: 2009-07-18 Last modified: 2016-01-28
Priority: Not Prioritized
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The variadic thread constructor is causing controversy, e.g. N2901. This issue has been created as a placeholder for this course of action.
template <class F
, class ...Args> thread(F&& f , Args&&... args);
See 929 for wording which specifies an rvalue-ref signature but with "decay behavior", but using variadics.
[ 2009-11-17 Moved to Tentatively NAD after 5 positive votes on c++std-lib. Rationale added below. ]
The (tentative) concensus of the LWG is to keep the variadic thread constructor.