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Class template segment_manager_base



// In header: <boost/interprocess/segment_manager.hpp>

template<typename MemoryAlgorithm> 
class segment_manager_base {
  // types
  typedef segment_manager_base< MemoryAlgorithm > segment_manager_base_type;
  typedef MemoryAlgorithm::void_pointer           void_pointer;             
  typedef MemoryAlgorithm::mutex_family           mutex_family;             
  typedef MemoryAlgorithm                         memory_algorithm;         

  // construct/copy/destruct
  segment_manager_base(size_type, size_type);

  // public member functions
  size_type get_size() const;
  size_type get_free_memory() const;
  void * allocate(size_type, std::nothrow_t);
  void * allocate(size_type);
  void * allocate_aligned(size_type, size_type, std::nothrow_t);
  void * allocate_aligned(size_type, size_type);
  template<typename T> 
    std::pair< T *, bool > 
    allocation_command(boost::interprocess::allocation_type, size_type, 
                       size_type, size_type &, T * = 0);
  std::pair< void *, bool > 
  raw_allocation_command(boost::interprocess::allocation_type, size_type, 
                         size_type, size_type &, void * = 0, size_type = 1);
  void deallocate(void *);
  void grow(size_type);
  void shrink_to_fit();
  bool all_memory_deallocated();
  bool check_sanity();
  void zero_free_memory();
  size_type size(const void *) const;

  // public static functions
  static size_type get_min_size(size_type);

  // public data members
  static const size_type PayloadPerAllocation;


This object is the public base class of segment manager. This class only depends on the memory allocation algorithm and implements all the allocation features not related to named or unique objects.

Storing a reference to segment_manager forces the holder class to be dependent on index types and character types. When such dependence is not desirable and only anonymous and raw allocations are needed, segment_manager_base is the correct answer.

segment_manager_base public construct/copy/destruct

  1. segment_manager_base(size_type size, size_type reserved_bytes);

    Constructor of the segment_manager_base

    "size" is the size of the memory segment where the basic segment manager is being constructed.

    "reserved_bytes" is the number of bytes after the end of the memory algorithm object itself that the memory algorithm will exclude from dynamic allocation

    Can throw

segment_manager_base public member functions

  1. size_type get_size() const;

    Returns the size of the memory segment

  2. size_type get_free_memory() const;

    Returns the number of free bytes of the memory segment

  3. void * allocate(size_type nbytes, std::nothrow_t);

    Allocates nbytes bytes. This function is only used in single-segment management. Never throws

  4. void * allocate(size_type nbytes);

    Allocates nbytes bytes. Throws boost::interprocess::bad_alloc on failure

  5. void * allocate_aligned(size_type nbytes, size_type alignment, std::nothrow_t);

    Allocates nbytes bytes. This function is only used in single-segment management. Never throws

  6. void * allocate_aligned(size_type nbytes, size_type alignment);

    Allocates nbytes bytes. This function is only used in single-segment management. Throws bad_alloc when fails

  7. template<typename T> 
      std::pair< T *, bool > 
      allocation_command(boost::interprocess::allocation_type command, 
                         size_type limit_size, size_type preferred_size, 
                         size_type & received_size, T * reuse_ptr = 0);
  8. std::pair< void *, bool > 
    raw_allocation_command(boost::interprocess::allocation_type command, 
                           size_type limit_objects, size_type preferred_objects, 
                           size_type & received_objects, void * reuse_ptr = 0, 
                           size_type sizeof_object = 1);
  9. void deallocate(void * addr);

    Deallocates the bytes allocated with allocate/allocate_many() pointed by addr

  10. void grow(size_type extra_size);

    Increases managed memory in extra_size bytes more. This only works with single-segment management.

  11. void shrink_to_fit();

    Decreases managed memory to the minimum. This only works with single-segment management.

  12. bool all_memory_deallocated();

    Returns the result of "all_memory_deallocated()" function of the used memory algorithm

  13. bool check_sanity();

    Returns the result of "check_sanity()" function of the used memory algorithm

  14. void zero_free_memory();

    Writes to zero free memory (memory not yet allocated) of the memory algorithm

  15. size_type size(const void * ptr) const;
    Returns the size of the buffer previously allocated pointed by ptr.

segment_manager_base public static functions

  1. static size_type get_min_size(size_type size);

    Obtains the minimum size needed by the segment manager

segment_manager_base public public data members

  1. static const size_type PayloadPerAllocation;

    This constant indicates the payload size associated with each allocation of the memory algorithm