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Subject: Re: [boost] [afio] Formal review of Boost.AFIO
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-31 13:22:13

On 31 Aug 2015 at 13:06, Agustín K-ballo Bergé wrote:

> Let me add that an "atomic safe reference counting implementation" is
> just one of the possible implementations. Although I am not aware of any
> concrete implementation doing things differently, there are alternative
> possible implementations like chaining, and it is the reason for having
> both `use_count` and `unique`.

This is exactly why I supplied a afio::handle_ptr typedef. I don't
expect to ever have to change it from a shared_ptr, but if it ever
came up that some STL out there did things differently, I could swap
in my own implementation very easily.


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