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nlohmann::basic_json::get_allocator

static allocator_type get_allocator();

Returns the allocator associated with the container.

Return value

associated allocator

Examples

Example

The example shows how get_allocator() is used to created json values.

#include <iostream>
#include <nlohmann/json.hpp>

using json = nlohmann::json;

int main()
{
    auto alloc = json::get_allocator();
    using traits_t = std::allocator_traits<decltype(alloc)>;

    json* j = traits_t::allocate(alloc, 1);
    traits_t::construct(alloc, j, "Hello, world!");

    std::cout << *j << std::endl;

    traits_t::destroy(alloc, j);
    traits_t::deallocate(alloc, j, 1);
}

Output:

"Hello, world!"

Version history

  • Added in version 1.0.0.

Last update: May 17, 2022
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