1244. wait_*() in *future for synchronous functions

Section: 33.6 [futures] Status: Resolved Submitter: Detlef Vollmann Opened: 2009-10-22 Last modified: 2016-02-10

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Discussion:

With the addition of async(), a future might be associated with a function that is not running in a different thread but is stored to by run synchronously on the get() call. It's not clear what the wait() functions should do in this case.

Suggested resolution:

Throw an exception.

[ 2010 Pittsburgh: Moved to NAD EditorialResolved. Rationale added below. ]

Rationale:

Solved by N3058.

Proposed resolution: