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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-09-19 08:59:12

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Maddock" <John_Maddock_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2000 6:48 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] regex design question

> >The benefit of an allocator (improved speed and/or memory control)
> >only when memory allocation is a significant factor in the class's
> >performance, and the class is performance critical in terms of
> >applications.
> That is in fact the case - allocation here is critical, but it's also
> rather non-typical, and is dependent upon the regex internals (stuff the
> user should not know about).

Can't you just have the default allocator be your own, rather than
Is there some deeper problem here?
Is it that you don't want to expose the interface a custom allocator would
neeed in order to be fast enough?


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