Destructors

This is a discussion on Destructors within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; I was wondering, is it very useful to put destructors for classes? And what's the purpose of it? Thanks...

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    Question Destructors

    I was wondering, is it very useful to put destructors for classes? And what's the purpose of it?
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    To completely clear up the memory that was allocated for the instance of the class

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    If you use only auto variables(default) then destructor is not needed. Default constructor is created anyway. But dynamically allocated data should be destroyed.

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    deconstuructors are called when a onject is destroyed
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