Re: shared_ptr from dinkumware ... comments??

"P.J. Plauger" <>
20 Oct 2006 21:22:13 -0400
"Pete Becker" <> wrote in message

Al wrote:

is it worth getting dinkumware or is Boots's PTR good enough (tested,
performance, standard, etc etc).

the money's not the issue so i'll probably go with dinkum ... but just
curious about the Boost quality.

If all you need is shared_ptr, Boost's version is fine. I haven't checked
whether it implements all of the final tweaks to the interface, but even
if it doesn't, it's almost certainly stuff you won't miss. <g>

Basically true, but if you care about ease of installation
and compatibility with TR1 (and hence compatibility with the
next C++ Standard) see our detailed comparison of our stuff
against Boost and gcc (libstdc++) at:

P.J. Plauger
Dinkumware, Ltd.

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