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Subject: Re: [boost] Could shared_ptr cause memory leak?
From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-01-03 22:14:23

On 1/3/19 11:25, hh h via Boost wrote:
> Suppose I have a session object A, the shared_ptr<A> is created and
> stored in a global connection list after a connection is accepted by
> async_accept, when the connection is terminated, the reference in
> connection list is removed, but since A has a member B still holds A
> reference, that session object is never deleted, is it memory leak?
> class A : public boost::enable_shared_from_this<A> {
> public:
> A();
> ~A();
> void Start() {b = make_shared<B>(shared_from_this());}
> void Stop();
> private:
> shared_ptr<B> b;
> };

What are you trying to achieve with the above? The construct says B has
shared ownership of an A thing. Or do you want to 'use' an A thing?

Michael Caisse
Ciere Consulting

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