Re: Single instance issue

Sarath <>
Fri, 21 Dec 2007 21:57:47 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 21, 10:14 pm, Abhishek Padmanabh <>

On Dec 21, 11:35 am, Sarath <> wrote:

I've to write a single instance class. there are different methods to
control the single instance of a program

class CSingleton
    CSingleton& GetInstance(){ static CSingleton s; return s; }



The above code failed to compile in Visual C++ 6.0 but compiled in
Visual C++ 7.1 and Visual C++ Express 2008. CRT calling the destructor
of the class. So that Visual C++ 6.0 compilation error is correct
according to the concept.

I also tried in Dev C++. It was successful but didn't call the dtor of
the class. Which implementation is correct according to the standard.

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I Just put some string inside dtor and executed

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