From: Doug Gregor (dgregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-02 10:49:45
On Apr 23, 2005, at 3:51 PM, Stefan Strasser wrote:
> (moving this to boost developer list)
> FBSL schrieb:
>> I am having trouble to garbage-collect adjacency_list<>. I have
>> instanciated it with correctly garbage-collected vectors and lists (I
>> have copied vecS and listS definitions, and added Boehm GC's default
>> allocator so that they are garbage-collected). In my application I
>> need to dynamically allocate many graphs, but it does not work, there
>> is a (big) memory leak. Unfortunately, there is no template argument
>> in adjacency_list<> to specify Boehm GC's allocator.
> you're right, the BGL uses the default new operator to allocate memory
> which then isn't collected of course.
> so this makes it effectively impossible to use BGL with boehm GC.
> is there a boost guideline to allocate memory only through allocators
> which is violated here?
There is no Boost-wide guideline that requires the use of allocators,
but adjacency_list and adjacency_matrix should support allocators. I've
logged this as a bug in the SourceForge bug tracker, but I don't know
when we'll get around to fixing it. We could definitely use some help!
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