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std::auto_ptr::operator=(3) C++ Standard Libary std::auto_ptr::operator=(3)


std::auto_ptr::operator= - std::auto_ptr::operator=


auto_ptr& operator=( auto_ptr& r ) throw(); (1) (deprecated in C++11)
(removed in C++17)
template< class Y > (2) (deprecated in C++11)
auto_ptr& operator=( auto_ptr<Y>& r ) throw(); (removed in C++17)
auto_ptr& operator=( auto_ptr_ref m ) throw(); (3) (deprecated in C++11)
(removed in C++17)

Replaces the managed object with the one managed by r.

1) Effectively calls reset(r.release()).
2) Effectively calls reset(r.release()). Y* must be implicitly convertible to T*.
3) Effectively calls reset(m.release()). auto_ptr_ref is an implementation-defined
type that holds a reference to auto_ptr. std::auto_ptr is implicitly convertible to
and from this type. The implementation is allowed to provide the template with a
different name or implement equivalent functionality in other ways.


r - another auto_ptr to transfer the ownership of the object from
m - an implementation-defined type that holds a reference to auto_ptr

Return value



The constructor and the copy assignment operator from auto_ptr_ref is provided to
allow copy-constructing and assigning std::auto_ptr from nameless temporaries. Since
its copy constructor and copy assignment operator take the argument as non-const
reference, they cannot bind rvalue arguments directly. However, a user-defined
conversion can be executed (which releases the original auto_ptr), followed by a
call to the constructor or copy-assignment operator that take auto_ptr_ref by value.
This is an early implementation of move semantics.