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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] shared_ptr design question
From: Igor R (boost.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-20 10:43:49

> shared_ptr also has an aliasing copy constructor, where you can give it an
> arbitrary pointer.  So, you might make a shared_ptr that points at a struct
> and a shared_ptr that points at a member of the same struct, but they both
> share the same reference count and deleter.

Could you elaborate a bit?

struct inner
struct outer
  inner inner_;

Do you mean that one can make shared_ptr<inner> from shared_ptr<outer>?

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