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/**
 * @file    MEM_RefCounted.h
 * Declaration of MEM_RefCounted class.
 */

#ifndef _H_MEM_REF_COUNTED
#define _H_MEM_REF_COUNTED

/**
 * An object with reference counting.
 * Base class for objects with reference counting.
 * When a shared object is ceated, it has reference count == 1.
 * If the the reference count of a shared object reaches zero, the object self-destructs.
 * The default destructor of this object has been made protected on purpose.
 * This disables the creation of shared objects on the stack.
 *
 * @author  Maarten Gribnau
 * @date    March 31, 2001
 */

00051 class MEM_RefCounted {
public:
      /**
       * Constructs a a shared object.
       */
00056       MEM_RefCounted() : m_refCount(1)
      {
      }

      /** 
       * Returns the reference count of this object.
       * @return the reference count.
       */
      inline virtual int getRef() const;

      /** 
       * Increases the reference count of this object.
       * @return the new reference count.
       */
      inline virtual int incRef();

      /** 
       * Decreases the reference count of this object.
       * If the the reference count reaches zero, the object self-destructs.
       * @return the new reference count.
       */
      inline virtual int decRef();

protected:
      /**
       * Destructs a shared object.
       * The destructor is protected to force the use of incRef and decRef.
       */
00084       virtual ~MEM_RefCounted()
      {
      }

protected:
      /// The reference count.
00090       int m_refCount;
};


00094 inline int MEM_RefCounted::getRef() const
{
      return m_refCount;
}

00099 inline int MEM_RefCounted::incRef()
{
      return ++m_refCount;
}

00104 inline int MEM_RefCounted::decRef()
{
      m_refCount--;
      if (m_refCount == 0) {
            delete this;
            return 0;
      }
      return m_refCount;
}

#endif // _H_MEM_REF_COUNTED


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