Re: High memory usage when compiling array of shared_ptr in gcc 4.6.2+

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Hi Philipp and Jonathan,

-Ofcourse, Jonathan is right.
I was thinking in the direction: If allocation fails, you have the chance of trying with a smaller buffer.
(I often do this myself, when the size of the buffer can be reduced).
Personally, I always try making my code, so it has low requirements, but can take advantage of available resources.


On Fri, 6 Apr 2012 15:06:26 +0100, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> On 6 April 2012 13:09, Jens Bauer wrote:
>> Hi Philipp,
>> I'd say that's sloppy coding (in my opinion).
>> You should really use malloc for huge buffers, not statically 
>> allocated variables.
> *ahem*
> Maybe std::vector<shared_ptr<SomeClass>> but not malloc.

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