abarth at webkit.org
Tue Jul 28 15:49:49 PDT 2009
I think Oliver was talking about something similar on IRC the other day.
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Eric Seidel<eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> It just occurred to me that we have a lot of places in WebKit were we
> ASSERT(foo) (where foo is some passed in Foo* pointer which should never be
> Maybe it would be cleaner/better/whatever if we instead used a template to
> do this ASSERTing in a centralized place. The primary advantage would be
> that the ASSERTion is clear in the method signature.
> void doSomething(Foo* foo)
> void doSomething(NeverNull<Foo> foo)
> Could get nasty when interacting with other templates though. I don't think
> we want a NeverNullOwnPtr, or maybe we do?
> Does this seem useful to anyone else? Oh c++ experts, does this even seem
> possible, seem like it would perform well, not bloat the code size, etc?
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