[vlc-devel] [PATCH] vlc_common: Add C++ memory management helpers

Steve Lhomme robux4 at ycbcr.xyz
Thu Jul 12 17:35:28 CEST 2018

On 2018-07-12 17:28, Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2018, at 5:24 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Le torstaina 12. heinäkuuta 2018, 16.20.38 EEST Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen a écrit :
>>> Those are coming from my medialibrary branch, but since I plan on using
>>> them elsewhere at some point, might as well make them VLC wide
>>> Those helpers won't accept void* so they can't directly wrap a malloc
>>> call, but we could have additional wrapper that perform the
>>> reinterpret_cast for the caller.
>> I cannot comment on the code, but can we have proper Doxygen?
> That can be arranged
>> And if we get a lot of C++ wrappers, it might make sense to split them off to
>> a separate file.
> That's a good point, I was thinking about how to provide some helpers for type such as vlc_url_t, and I'll probably add a few wrapper classes or functions, so it might make sense to start externalize those.
> I'm not sure what a proper name would be though... I can think of a few options:
> vlc_cxx.h
> vlc_cxx_helpers.h (not sure I like the _helper part though)

I like this one ^

> vlc_memory (probably doesn't mention the c++ part enough)
> -- 
>    Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
>    hugo at beauzee.fr
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