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Language: C++
Expertise: All
Dec 10, 1999

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Deleting a const Object

In earlier stages of C++, it was impossible to delete a const object, even if that object was constructed on the free store. This could cause memory leaks.

However, the C++ Standard was changed recently. You can now use operator delete to destroy const objects that were created by new:

 
  class Foo{};
  int main()
  {
   const char * p = new char[12]; // ptr to const char
   const Foo * const f = new Foo; // const ptr to const Foo
   delete p; // fine
   delete f; // fine
  }
Note that some existing compilers may not support this feature yet.
Danny Kalev
 
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