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Re: Proposing switch -fsmart-pointers
On 10/05/2012 06:08 PM, _ wrote:
What you guys think about this?
I think we should wait if the Rust folks come up with a sound (in the
type-theoretic sense) and useful (in terms of programmer burden)
solution. After that, we can contemplate whether we can retrofit their
solution onto C/C++. Rust is a new language, with no concern for
backwards compatibility, but if it turns out that this is impossible to
solve there, it won't work for C/C++, either.
In the meantime, there is the cleanup attribute, and C++ already has
several kinds of smart pointers.
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team