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Subject: Re: [boost] unique_ptr for C++03
From: Bjorn Reese (breese_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-03 06:33:10

On 08/03/2013 11:00 AM, Andrew Ho wrote:

> I implemented std::unique_ptr using C++03 features plus a few other Boost
> Libraries. Incidentally, I also implemented default_delete (which binds to
> std::default_delete if available) because it's required for unique_ptr.

I would be very interested in seeing a C++03 based unique_ptr as part of

Back in March there was some discussion about moving the unique_ptr
implementation of Boost.Interprocess to Boost.SmartPtr. What happened
to that proposal?

> - There's no explicit conversion overloads in C++03. Currently I have
> operator bool() implemented non-explicitly if there's no compiler support,
> relying on the user to only use it "as-if explicit". An alternative solution
> is to remove the typecast operator and force users to use get() ==

Maybe you could use the safe-bool idiom.

PS: I recommend that you use your real name in the copyright line rather
than your handle. I do not think that the latter is legally valid.

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