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Re: GCC 5 & modularity
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 12:56 AM, Basile Starynkevitch
> On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:49:24 +0000
> Jonathan Wakely <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 18 March 2012 16:56, Basile Starynkevitch wrote:
>> > ? * a garbage collector. Even a modular GCC need some memory management policy (and
>> > ref-counting à la GTK, or à la std::shared_ptr is not enough IMHO inside a compiler
>> > because a compiler has much more complex and circular data structures, and much less
>> > hierarchically organized, that a graphical tookit has).
>> As has been pointed out to you before, shared_ptr is designed to be
>> useful even with circular structures. Please read about weak_ptr.
> Then why has it not being used before?
by whom? where?