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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-01 17:19:05

"David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> [...]
>> C) Make sure the first base class of smart_ptr is the one that
>> manages destruction of its resources:


> I was actually thinking in this direction somewhat.

Then you're getting the hang of this EH stuff; congratulations!

> I did notice that it really is the smart_ptr d'tor that really knows
> how to properly clean stuff up, and it should probably be the one to
> do so.

But coordinating cleanup in the smart_ptr dtor was causing the problem
you cited in the first place! In my version it's the ptr_manager base
class that coordinates the cleanup by encapsulating ownership and


                       David Abrahams
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