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Subject: Re: [boost] very simple implementation of Andrei Alexandrescu's ScopeGuard idiom
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-04 08:09:57

Lorenzo Caminiti wrote:
> <rsatom_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > 2012/9/4 Lorenzo Caminiti <lorcaminiti_at_[hidden]>:
> >> <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >>> Sergey Radionov wrote:
> >>>>
> >> Boost.ScopeExit allows you to "execute *arbitrary* code
> >> when the enclosing scope exits". I don't see how you execute
> >> arbitrary code with the above.
> >
> > Yep, but in 90% of cases I just need call one function on
> > scope exit,
> OK if that's what you need but that's not the problem that
> ScopeExit is trying to solve to "call a function on scope
> exit".

Agreed, but you're arguing with yourself. We were discussing mechanisms for calling a function with a few arguments at the end of a scope, not with replacements for Boost.Scope Exit.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
Dev Tools & Components
Susquehanna International Group, LLP


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