Preventing/handling space leaks
Gabriel Dos Reis
gdr at integrable-solutions.net
Tue Dec 9 13:01:52 EST 2003
Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU> writes:
| Even the C++ standard library itself, which has been
| subject to review by the world's best C++ experts, suffers
| from exception safety problems. A new exception safety
| problem with std::auto_ptr was discovered just last Friday! See
| Note that this class has already been the subject of extensive analysis
| of its exception safety, and indeed the only reason that auto_ptr
| was introduced in the first place was in an attempt to help guarantee
| exception safety!
I think it is fair to characterize auto_ptr as a curiously broken
class since its conception and design.
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