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Subject: Re: [boost] Detecting if a class overrides free store functions
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-07 11:59:58


Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> Michael Marcin wrote:
>> I want to create a STL allocator that uses a class's static new
>> function if it exists and will fallback on std::allocator::allocate
>> if it doesn't.
> std::allocator::allocate already uses operator new.

std::allocator::allocate always uses global new. I think the idea is to use
T::operator new instead when it exists.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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