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Subject: Re: [boost] How to get the size of an C-array?
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-15 09:52:11

vicente.botet wrote:

> Can someone in this list explain why the standard don't allows to recover the number of elements allocated by new[]? What is the deep reason?

I suppose the reason is to not introduce a distinction between types
with destructors and types without.

If this was to be provided, a meta-function to tell whether a type has a
trivial destructor or not would be needed as well.

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