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Re: [std-proposals] set_new_handler extension

From: connor horman <chorman64_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2023 17:20:55 -0500
You can replace the global allocation functions to modify the behaviour of
them entirely (and not just change the failure behaviour). This should do
exactly what you want.

On Sat, Feb 11, 2023 at 17:05 Phil Bouchard via Std-Proposals <
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> Greetings,
> From my experience the underlying Windows RtlAllocateHeap() and
> RtlFreeHeap() aren't reliable in extensive multithreading usages.
> One solution is to use thread-local memory pools, which are not only
> faster but safer.
> Regarding the C++ standards there is only the following function that
> can be use upon memory allocation failures:
> https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/memory/new/set_new_handler
> Why can't we have a handler that would be called before it even tries to
> allocate anything? This way we could implement our thread-local
> allocation routines through the C++ standards and not relying on some
> linker hacks magic.
> Regards,
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Received on 2023-02-11 22:21:09