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From: Greg Colvin (gcolvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-03-31 01:23:39

From: Thomas Matelich <tmatelich_at_[hidden]>
> Todd Greer wrote:
> > Define your dtor out-of-line in the C file, where the type is
> > complete. An empty dtor is fine. This will cause the dtor of the
> > smart pointer to be instantiated there, so it will see the complete
> > type. This will be necessary for any normal variety of smart
> > pointer--some will need copying to be defined out-of-line also.
> That wasn't the answer I'd hoped for :) I liked not having to worry
> about maintaining a boost lib. Are other people using the lib changing
> it so that it uses C files? Is there any plan to change the
> distribution to do that?

I believe Todd was suggesting a change to your classes, not to
the smart pointer classes. There is no plan yet to change the
smart pointer classes in this way, but there is discussion.

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