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Subject: Re: [boost] [smart_ptr] Is there any interest in unique_ptr with type erased deleter?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-21 15:16:48

> Richard Hodges wrote:
> > Here's a first cut of a polymorphic deleter...
> It's easier to write if you wrap boost::detail::shared_count. That way
> you'd even be able to form weak pointers (although I'm not sure we have
> the necessary public interface for that.)
> shared_ptr<void> works as a deleter too, this keeps us entirely within the
> public interface, but we'll waste a pointer. Although with it you'll be
> able to use make_shared inside make_poly_unique.

Although on second thought both of these break horribly after release().

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