Re: [gtkmm] Glib::RefPtr construction

On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 22:08, Michael Johnson wrote:
> In reading through the source for Glib::RefPtr I note that the constructor
>     RefPtr<T_CppObject>::RefPtr(T_CppObject* pCppObject)
> Does not increase the reference count of the referenced object, though 
> all other means of assigning a value to a RefPtr (including the 
> assignment operator that takes a pointer) do increase the reference 
> count. Is this intentional, or is it an accidental omission?

The pCppObject is normally created with a refcount of 1, and the final
RefPtr<> destructor unrefs it to 0, causing pCppObject to be deleted.

Murray Cumming
murray usa net

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