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Subject: Re: [boost] Using allocator rebind on an incomplete type
From: Chris Newbold (Chris.Newbold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-27 09:30:42

> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
> On Behalf Of Bo Persson
> Sent: Saturday, October 25, 2008 8:13 AM

> Yes, but their other choice is to use a Node* as the link between the
> list nodes. That imposes a different set of constraints on user
> defined allocators.

The libstdc++ list implementation does not appear to impose the incomplete type constraint on allocators.

I realize that there is practically nothing that I can do about the constraints that Microsoft's list is imposing, but I did want to get a feel for whether the constraint on incomplete types is something that I should expect or whether I should just implement a Microsoft-specific workaround for the case I've run into...


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