[geos-devel] Unclear objects lifetime and ownership issues in Monotone Chain components

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed Sep 24 14:34:58 EDT 2008

Martin Davis wrote:
> Good point, Sandro - I always thought that a limitation of the smart-ptr
> / reference counting technique was that it couldn't handle circular
> references correctly.  The JTS internals are *full* of circular
> structures (e.g. all the graph structures)

shared_ptr + weak_ptr idioms should solve it right, in GEOS.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot

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