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Section: 19.10 [memory] Status: NAD Concepts Submitter: Alisdair Meredith Opened: 2009-03-11 Last modified: 2016-02-10
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Addresses UK 209 [CD1]
Smart pointers cannot be used in constrained templates.
[ Summit: ]
We look forward to a paper on this topic. We recommend no action until a paper is available. We understand that a paper is forthcoming.
[ Peter Dimov adds: ]
shared_ptr<T> and weak_ptr<T> support all types T for which T* is valid. In other words, a possible (partial) resolution is to change class T to PointeeType T for shared_ptr, weak_ptr and possibly enable_shared_from_this.