Subject: Re: [boost] ASIO into the standard
From: Agustín K-ballo Bergé (kaballo86_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-10 15:43:41
On 10/07/2014 04:11 p.m., Niall Douglas wrote:
> On 9 Jul 2014 at 22:53, Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
>>>> I would hope Allocators would be added to ASIO in the standard. It
>>>> is difficult to limit memory usage without Allocators in embedded
>>> I do not know if it is used consistently inside Asio itself.
>> Last time I checked it didn't used allocators on data structures, for
>> example for buckets in a linked list. This might have changed by then. At
>> that time Christopher didn't want to template the whole library to add
>> allocator support, he had already tried and thought it to be impractical.
> Nor are allocators consistently used for internals of STL containers.
> They have to be used for the type being stored of course, but
> internal data structures not exposed to external code may use any
> allocator e.g. malloc().
That is precisely why we have `uses_allocator` and
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