ListRefPtr.h   [plain text]

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#ifndef WTF_ListRefPtr_h
#define WTF_ListRefPtr_h

#include <wtf/RefPtr.h>

namespace WTF {

    // Specialized version of RefPtr desgined for use in singly-linked lists. 
    // Derefs the list iteratively to avoid recursive derefing that can overflow the stack.
    template <typename T> class ListRefPtr : public RefPtr<T> {
        ListRefPtr() : RefPtr<T>() {}
        ListRefPtr(T* ptr) : RefPtr<T>(ptr) {}
        ListRefPtr(const RefPtr<T>& o) : RefPtr<T>(o) {}
        // see comment in PassRefPtr.h for why this takes const reference
        template <typename U> ListRefPtr(const PassRefPtr<U>& o) : RefPtr<T>(o) {}

        ~ListRefPtr() {
            RefPtr<T> reaper = this->release();
            while (reaper && reaper->refcount() == 1)
                reaper = reaper->releaseNext(); // implicitly protects reaper->next, then derefs reaper
        ListRefPtr& operator=(T* optr) { RefPtr<T>::operator=(optr); return *this; }
        ListRefPtr& operator=(const RefPtr<T>& o) { RefPtr<T>::operator=(o); return *this; }
        ListRefPtr& operator=(const PassRefPtr<T>& o) { RefPtr<T>::operator=(o); return *this; }
        template <typename U> ListRefPtr& operator=(const RefPtr<U>& o) { RefPtr<T>::operator=(o); return *this; }
        template <typename U> ListRefPtr& operator=(const PassRefPtr<U>& o) { RefPtr<T>::operator=(o); return *this; }

    template <typename T> inline T* getPtr(const ListRefPtr<T>& p)
        return p.get();

} // namespace WTF

using WTF::ListRefPtr;

#endif // WTF_ListRefPtr_h