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Re: COW strings in libstdc++


Brendan Miller wrote:
> It looks like the current implementation of string in libstdc++ is
> copy on write correct? Is this also true of gcc 3.4?
It is certainly true, and the fact that we didn't break the ABI since
confirms that.
>  Is this behavior
> guaranteed for the future, or will C++0x somehow require a change
> here?
>   
It will require a change, since COW strings will be forbidden.

Paolo.


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