Re: Does push_back() do a copy?

 Gavin Deane <>
Thu, 28 Jun 2007 11:37:45 -0700
On 28 Jun, 17:20, Angus <> wrote:

On 28 Jun, 16:11, Erik Wikstr=F6m <> wrote:

The correct solution is to do like you did, use new to create the

within an appropriate RAII object (e.g. a smart pointer),

add the

objects that own the

pointers to the collection, and *don't* call delete.
Then, later when you are done with the sockets

.... the memory management is already fully solved and has become a non-

So to delete I do this:

for (std::vector<CTestClientSocket*>::iterator it =
it != m_collClients.end(); it++)
      delete *it;}

m_collClients.erase(m_collClients.begin(), m_collClients.end());

That's what Erik suggested. However, it's not a very good solution.
Any time you have to write new or delete anywhere except in a class
designed to manage memory should ring big alarm bells.

Does that look right to you?

No. You're not using RAII. Someone has already suggested using a smart
pointer (boost::shared_ptr was the example). Do that - give the
responsibility for memory management to an object designed for the
purpose. You have much more important things to worry about.

Gavin Deane

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