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From: Tobias Schwinger (tschwinger_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-18 16:14:07

Eric Niebler wrote:
> Tobias Schwinger wrote:
>> Marcus Lindblom wrote:
>>> Tobias Schwinger wrote:
>>>> Dear Boost community,
>>>> do we have a function object template to wrap arbitrary constructor
>>>> calls / operator new expressions somewhere in Boost, already?
>>> lambda::new_ptr ?
>> Yep, 'new_ptr' and 'constructor' are almost exactly what I want.
>> Those templates are missing a 'result_type' typedef to become usable as
>> "stand-alone function objects" (outside of Boost.Lambda expressions).
>> Further, the limits are a bit too low for constructing Fusion Sequences
>> and having them configurable would be nice to have, too...
> Yes and IMO these things should be called new_ and construct.

Yep, 'new_ptr' is sorta strange ;-).

I'm not too convinced that 'construct' gives a better name than
'constructor', because looking at


I get the impression that something gets constructed, but in reality
it's just about capturing T's constructor in order to pass it around.


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