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From: Daniel Frey (daniel.frey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-06 11:16:32

jhopkin_at_[hidden] wrote:
> The STL implementation I have been using seems to allocate a buffer on first
> insertion into any container of a given type, and frees it only when it
> feels like it (often on program shut-down).

Sounds like a pool allocator. Question: Does .clear() for your STL
return the buffer to the pool or is it still bound to the instance? What
happens in case of the .swap()-trick?

Regards, Daniel

Daniel Frey
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