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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-03 17:53:14

At 06:05 PM 6/3/2001, AlisdairM wrote:

>I firmly believe "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" and repeated use of
>shared_ptr has proven it stable for our needs.
>Yet every time I read about pool/small object allocators, the reference
>count of the shared_ptr libraries screams out as a classic example, if an
>int is not a small object, what is?!
>Is there any reason not to investigate this for boost? Or has this
>been evaluated and rejected?

Just inertia AFAIK. I think someone (Dave?) did this for some timings
quite a while ago, but before Boost.Pool was accepted.

If someone would like to pull together such a version, I'm sure Greg and I
would appreciate it.


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