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Re: Sv: Sv: Memory allocators

Peter Burns wrote:

>>If the first allocation here fails, everything is fine. But if the second
>>one fails we have a memory leak.
>This is why using auto_ptr is important if you care about resource leaks
>caused by exceptions.
>It might be good idea to use the string class rather than c strings

Generally yes, but AFAIK both auto_ptr and string have some very real
overhead - too much for speed critical code.
Perhaps auto_ptr is ok, I don't know. But string *is* too heavy.


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