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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] shared_ptr vs pass object by reference
From: gast128 (gast128_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-11 15:31:44

> > I use shared_ptr like a "poor-man's" garbage collection. Instead of having
> Ahh, being a c++ developer I see garbage collection as a poor man's raii
(you can't even control when
> something is destructed for gods' sake ;))
Perhaps, but shared_ptr's may fail here either. Atm shared_ptr to object being
constructed (thru enable_shared_from_this) cant be dealt out in constructors
which make it impossible to build parent child relation ships at constructor
time if the child needs a weak_ptr to parent.

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