auto_ptr is deprecated

RubixRubix Member Neil RozaOrganization: Passport Systems, Inc.Project: data acquisition, control software
Ice 3.4.1; gcc 4.4.5; linux 2.6.35

Are there any plans to remove the deprecated std::auto_ptr from Ice?

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  • marcmarc FloridaAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Marc LaukienOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: The Internet Communications Engine ZeroC Staff
    Given that auto_ptr will only be deprecated in the upcoming C++0x standard (it's not a final standard yet -- only a draft standard), and that the vast majority of our customer use compilers that do not implement this new standard yet, we will probably not remove it until nobody uses pre-C++0x compilers anymore (which will probably take many years).

    We will eventually add conditional code that uses unique_ptr instead of auto_ptr (along with other C++0x features), but at present, this is not high on our list of priorities.
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