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Subject: Re: [boost] [Root Pointer] Seeking a Review Manager
From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-06 08:08:16

On 04/05/2016 10:09 PM, Phil Bouchard wrote:
> On 04/04/2016 04:27 AM, Rob Stewart wrote:
>> On April 3, 2016 8:53:34 PM EDT, Phil Bouchard <philippeb8_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>>> On 04/03/2016 08:32 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>>> I still am not getting what root_ptr<someType> is. Is it a
>>>> replacement for shared_ptr ?
>>> There is no performance loss in using root_ptr/node_ptr over shared_ptr
>>> so therefore yes it is a replacement for shared_ptr/weak_ptr.
>> That isn't quite an answer to his question. If I understand you
>> correctly, the point of your library is to provide a means to manage
>> groups of related memory allocations using a root_pointer. Each
>> related memory allocation is, I presume, a node_pointer created from,
>> or attached to, one root_pointer. Because node_ptrs are grouped and
>> owned by a root_ptr, they are (can be?) destroyed, as a group, when
>> the corresponding root_ptr is destroyed, regardless of cycles.
> I adapted the text here:
> And I added important notes and a pitfall to the tutorial:

I was confused by this part of the tutorial:

because I didn't see where the function bar was defined even though it
is used.


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