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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-05 13:16:01

Alisdair Meredith <alisdair.meredith_at_[hidden]> writes:

> The fix I am currently using looks like this in shared_ptr [line 284]
> void swap(shared_ptr<T> & other) // never throws
> {
> _STL::swap(px, other.px);
> #else
> std::swap(px, other.px);
> #endif
> pn.swap(;
> }
> I am not submitting this as a diff yet as I am not sure this is the
> 'correct' patch yet, but I hope it gives the idea. A similar patch
> needs to be applied everywhere in Boost std::swap is called, which could
> be quite a bit of work. I am happy to go through all the libraries and
> submit appropriate diffs, but first I would like agreement a patch is
> appropriate, and the correct form.

I'm trying to say that I think it's the wrong patch. The right patch
would put the swap specialization into _STL::.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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