GDB to C++ issue: deletion

Paul Hilfinger hilfingr@EECS.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jul 31 22:58:00 GMT 2008

> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 03:04:19PM -0700, Paul Hilfinger wrote:
> > This reminded me of an issue that I'd be curious to see discussed.
> > The STL container classes are certainly convenient for decreasing
> > memory leaks with little fuss, but they do so internally with
> > individual frees of allocated items.
> Please let's not confuse this already sprawling discussion further
> with this level of detail!

1. Ahem, which is precisely why I used a new subject, so as not to 
   incorporate an incidental side discussion into the same thread!

2. On the other hand, if someone is going to claim the advantages of 
   not having to do delete as an advantage, it is not entirely 
   unreasonable to make sure it really works out that way in practice.


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