From: Vugts, Robert (robert.vugts_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-21 05:33:59
What is the release method supposed to do when the use-count > 1 ?
From: Gary Powell [mailto:Gary.Powell_at_[hidden]]
Sent: 20 December 2000 16:02
Subject: RE: [boost] Suggestion: scoped_ptr::release()
> I think the scoped_ptr class should have a release() function, similar
> to the one in std::auto_ptr. This would help in cases like the following
Seems reasonable to me. (I have to code in a C/C++ environment where
returning a C pointer is required by the called API.)
Would a better example be:
void foo(std::list<data *> &myList, int x)
shared_ptr<data> theData(new data(x) );
(I know it could be improved by having a list of shared_ptrs, but sometimes
that change isn't possible due to who controls the code. Third party
software etc. )
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