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Subject: [boost] [smart_ptr] copyable_ptr?
From: Ross Levine (ross.levine_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-16 16:46:44

I was wondering if boost has considered a smart pointer that is similar to
scoped_ptr but supports deep copy semantics. This would be useful in classes
which use the pimpl idiom, as a common way to program these classes is with
a scoped_ptr or auto_ptr, but then a copy constructor and copy assignment
operator needs to be defined. Herb Sutter worked on an implementation at, so there's precedent. Is there any interest
for this?

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