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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-14 10:11:01

From: "Greg Colvin" <gcolvin_at_[hidden]>
> > This would not be a major issue for a rarely used function, but I have
> > found that I tend to make extensive use of 'boost::shared_ptr::get'.
> > I would not like to replace every instance of 'p.get()' with
> > 'boost::GetImplPtr(p)' or something equally long.
> If you hate typing as much as I do you can just say '&*p',
> which works for raw pointers as well.

&*p dereferences the pointer, while p.get() does not.

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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