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From: Larry Evans (jcampbell3_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-29 10:57:17

Gregory Colvin wrote:
> It seems that rather than take the route of modifying all the
> standard containers one might as well just provide a special
> operator new(gc) and gc_allocator that can track all the memory
> blocks on the heap that might contain a shared_ptr. Then one
> can either replace global operator new with the special one,
> or use new(gc) or gc_allocator wherever needed.
I'm assuming that the advantage of the suggested method
over Boehm's collector would be the precision? I.e. no
false pointers are possible?

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