From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-22 16:21:44
Jason Stewart <jstewart_at_[hidden]> writes:
> However, maybe using the shared_ptr semantics would work. I.e. if you
> can create a guard that is "uninitialized" and then reset it later to
> an active guard.
> scope_guard g;
> if (some condition)
> g = scope_guard(my_undo_function);
> // do something here
> if (some other condition)
> // we changed our mind, dismiss it.
> g = scope_guard;
> // or ...
> // g.dismiss();
> // g.reset(); // like shared_ptr
reset() is wrong unless you mean the guard to immediately take it
would take upon destruction. release() would be the correct smart
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