C++ and Java CNI: Check Java references

Mark Mitchell mark@codesourcery.com
Wed Apr 25 10:13:00 GMT 2001


>>>>> "Jason" == Jason Merrill <jason_merrill@redhat.com> writes:

    Jason> Just to be pedantic, it's impossible to eliminate the
    Jason> abstraction penalty when the ABI is different for passing a
    Jason> pointer v. a smart pointer.  But if you can inline most of
    Jason> the uses it shouldn't be a big deal.

Absolutely correct.

I would expect that in most cases Java smart pointers wouldn't have to
be passed across function boundaries: unlike auto_ptr there's no need
to do anything when things are copied, or anything.

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