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196. Placement new example has alignment problems

Section: [new.delete.placement] Status: Dup Submitter: Herb Sutter Opened: 1998-12-15 Last modified: 2016-01-28

Priority: Not Prioritized

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Duplicate of: 114


The example in [new.delete.placement] paragraph 4 reads:

[Example: This can be useful for constructing an object at a known address:

   char place[sizeof(Something)];
   Something* p = new (place) Something();

end example]

This example has potential alignment problems.