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Subject: Re: [boost] [pool] patch to make pool support zero sized allocations.
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-02 13:51:23


Steven Watanabe wrote:
> The patch at
> allows the pool classes to support zero sized allocation, by returning
> a null pointer. std::vector sometimes allocates a zero sized block,
> so this is necessary for pool_allocator. Returning a null pointer
> is the simplest solution and I'm that the standard allows an allocator
> to return the null pointer when asked for a block of zero elements.
> Okay to commit?

I'm committing this weekend if no one objects.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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