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    Question difference?

    whats the difference bet. new operator and destructor?

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    Re: difference?

    Originally posted by ????
    whats the difference bet. new operator and destructor?
    Well quite a bit...

    operator new allocates memory on the free store and returns a type safe pointer to that memory

    destructors are class member functions that allow you to de-allocate memory and do general house keeping before the object is destroyed...

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