Subject: Re: [boost] Status of boost::make_shared_array
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-24 16:33:13
On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi Olaf,
> Yes, I can review and apply patches. Regarding #4637, the patch makes the
> following assumptions: (1) that an array of size 0 should create a NULL
> pointer, which is not what new T does, and (2) that the array should be
> value-initialized, which may not be what the majority of the users want.
Valid points. Why didn't you raise them in the tracker?
> These design decisions should be discussed here among the scoped_array users
> and settling them is a prerequisite for this patch to go in.
> Incidentally, you'll need to make these same choices for make_shared_array
> as well.
I know. I'll start a thread.