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From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-25 19:58:39

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 8:55 PM, Frank Mori Hess <fmhess_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I just want to point out that even with the fix that went in today, the
> behavior of enable_shared_from_this::shared_from_this when multiple
> shared_ptrs take independent ownership is inconsistent with the old
> behavior. The old behavior was that shared_from_this would return a
> shared_ptr that shared ownership with whichever shared_ptr took ownership
> of the object last. The new behavior is shared_from_this always returns a
> shared_ptr that shares ownership with the first shared_ptr to take
> ownership of the object. The attached example illustrates the difference
> when compiled against the old lib and svn trunk.
> I don't want to make a big deal of this, as I actually think the new
> behavior is more sane, but I thought I should point it out. My preferred
> solution would be to just point out the change in the next release notes
> or something like that.

What happens if two different deleters are used to create different
shared_ptrs (on the same object) ?
Does this happens with only shared_from_this inherited classes or for all types?

> --
> Frank

Felipe Magno de Almeida

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