[webkit-dev] Stop Using Raw Pointers & References in New Code

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at apple.com
Thu Jan 12 12:35:09 PST 2023

> On Jan 12, 2023, at 6:13 AM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 12, 2023, at 12:21 AM, Ryosuke Niwa via webkit-dev <webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org> wrote:
>> assuming every local variable / variable in stack is stored in a smart pointer, function arguments are safe to be raw pointers / references via transitive property
> What about the case where the function argument is the return value from another function?

In those cases, the value should be stored in a local variable using a smart pointer first.

So… instead of:

foo(RefPtr { bar() }.get());

- R. Niwa

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