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Patch: auto_ptr is frequently abused in TSVN code

From: Dmitry <wipedout_at_yandex.ru>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 12:30:19 +0400


In TSVN sources std::auto_ptr is often used for controlling arrays. This works by pure luck. auto_ptr destructor invokes delete but the array has been allocated with new[]. Pairing new[] with delete instead of with delete[] is undefined behaviour. This works because for primitive types VC++ maps new[] onto new but it might stop working with another version of C++ compiler.

Fixed this in two patches.

Best wishes.


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Received on 2009-08-27 10:39:22 CEST

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