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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Fourth release, requesting preliminary review again
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-04 11:15:36

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On 06/04/2010 12:00 PM, Marius Stoica wrote:

>> It's possible for a few of the primitives and more basic functions,
>> but anything that has to allocate a temporary integer_t needs the
>> full-fat version, or it won't know how to allocate and deallocate
>> it properly. Someone using the library for a security program would
>> be put out to discover that temporary variables ignored his stated
>> allocator and Secure preference, for instance.
> Isn't it possible to have a pointer to a function that does
> allocation/dealocation and is instantiated separately?
> And keep the pointer in data_t ?

I thought about it before, and couldn't see a way. But I was just
working on that part, and your message prompted me to reevaluate it... I
think I *do* see a way now. I'll see if I can explore it into existence. :-)
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