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//  singleton.hpp
// Copyright David Abrahams 2006. Original version
// Copyright Robert Ramey 2007.  Changes made to permit
// application throughout the serialization library.
// Distributed under the Boost
// Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying
// file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at
// The intention here is to define a template which will convert
// any class into a singleton with the following features:
// a) initialized before first use.
// b) thread-safe for const access to the class
// c) non-locking
// In order to do this,
// a) Initialize dynamically when used.
// b) Require that all singletons be initialized before main
// is called or any entry point into the shared library is invoked.
// This guarentees no race condition for initialization.
// In debug mode, we assert that no non-const functions are called
// after main is invoked.

// MS compatible compilers support #pragma once
#if defined(_MSC_VER) && (_MSC_VER >= 1020)
# pragma once

#include <boost/assert.hpp>
#include <boost/config.hpp>
#include <boost/noncopyable.hpp>
#include <boost/serialization/force_include.hpp>

#  pragma warning(push)
#  pragma warning(disable : 4511 4512)

namespace boost { 
namespace serialization { 

// Provides a dynamically-initialized (singleton) instance of T in a
// way that avoids LNK1179 on vc6.  See or
// for
// details.

// singletons created by this code are guarenteed to be unique
// within the executable or shared library which creates them.
// This is sufficient and in fact ideal for the serialization library.
// The singleton is created when the module is loaded and destroyed
// when the module is unloaded.

// This base class has two functions.

// First it provides a module handle for each singleton indicating
// the executable or shared library in which it was created. This
// turns out to be necessary and sufficient to implement the tables
// used by serialization library.

// Second, it provides a mechanism to detect when a non-const function
// is called after initialization.

// make a singleton to lock/unlock all singletons for alteration.
// The intent is that all singletons created/used by this code
// are to be initialized before main is called. A test program
// can lock all the singletons when main is entereed.  This any
// attempt to retieve a mutable instances while locked will
// generate a assertion if compiled for debug.

class singleton_module : 
    public boost::noncopyable
    static bool & get_lock(){
        static bool lock = false;
        return lock;
//    static const void * get_module_handle(){
//        return static_cast<const void *>(get_module_handle);
//    }
    static void lock(){
        get_lock() = true;
    static void unlock(){
        get_lock() = false;
    static bool is_locked() {
        return get_lock();

namespace detail {

template<class T>
class singleton_wrapper : public T
    static bool m_is_destroyed;
        m_is_destroyed = true;

template<class T>
bool detail::singleton_wrapper< T >::m_is_destroyed = false;

} // detail

template <class T>
class singleton : public singleton_module
    BOOST_DLLEXPORT static T & instance;
    // include this to provoke instantiation at pre-execution time
    static void use(T const &) {}
    BOOST_DLLEXPORT static T & get_instance() {
        static detail::singleton_wrapper< T > t;
        // refer to instance, causing it to be instantiated (and
        // initialized at startup on working compilers)
        BOOST_ASSERT(! detail::singleton_wrapper< T >::m_is_destroyed);
        return static_cast<T &>(t);
    BOOST_DLLEXPORT static T & get_mutable_instance(){
        BOOST_ASSERT(! is_locked());
        return get_instance();
    BOOST_DLLEXPORT static const T & get_const_instance(){
        return get_instance();
    BOOST_DLLEXPORT static bool is_destroyed(){
        return detail::singleton_wrapper< T >::m_is_destroyed;

template<class T>
BOOST_DLLEXPORT T & singleton< T >::instance = singleton< T >::get_instance();

} // namespace serialization
} // namespace boost

#pragma warning(pop)