Thread-safe singleton.

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    Thread-safe singleton.

    Hello, I'm currently trying to do some time multi-threaded cross-platform application with multiple cores. I need to use some high performance singletons but I haven't been able to find a good thread-safe singleton. Many people suggest using a double-checked locking singleton but I have found a paper http://www.aristeia.com/Papers/DDJ_J...04_revised.pdf which shows why that solution isn't reliable. Is there any high performance thread-safe singleton I can use or am I better just storing the pointer returned by singleton in each thread?

    Thanks.

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    I remember this article mentioning something thready, but it might not be of any use, just thought I'd throw it at you while I've got a second

    http://gethelp.devx.com/techtips/cpp.../10min0200.asp
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    That solution isn't thread-safe, thanks anyway.

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    consider loki

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