[Gc] Has anyone tried using OpenSSL with GC 6.2 in Linux?

Alec Orr Alec.Orr at wbemsolutions.com
Tue Feb 10 21:38:11 PST 2004


Folks:

Thank you very much for the suggestions.  I'm gonna run with this for 
awhile.

Thanks again,
Alec


David Jones wrote:

> On February 10, 2004 12:54 pm, Boehm, Hans wrote:
> 
>>1) These objects are permanently referenced.  The original code may have
>>deallocated them, but left a dangling reference which was (hopefully) never
>>followed.
> 
> 
> One thing I do to mitigate this: I have a C++ smart pointer GCPtr<T>.
> It zeroes its internal pointer in both the constructor and destructor.
> The constructor makes initialization a given; the destructor nukes dangling 
> references when the object is cleaned up from the stack or other 
> non-collectible source.
> 
> Of course the destructor is not called when the GC cleans up an object that 
> references another, but I don't care in this case.
> 
> There's not much you can do in third-party code, though.
> 
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