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From: Daniel Wallin (dalwan01_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-10 02:50:01

Jeff Garland wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Oct 2005 17:43:44 +0000 (UTC), Thorsten Ottosen wrote
>>>ptr_map<>::insert(key, value) function is taking first argument by non-const
>>>reference. Is it missing 'const' there?
>>No, its an exception-safety issue. if evaluating the first
>>expression could throw, we could leak.
> Sorry to be slow, but how does const impact that -- just to prevent automatic
> conversion of keys from throwing?

If that's the case; wouldn't a better solution be to make insert() a
template and delay the conversion until after the pointer is protected?

  template<class K>
  std::pair<iterator,bool> insert( K const& key, value_type x );

Daniel Wallin

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