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easy: is object created?

how do i check if an object has been created ??
i.e.

CMyObject *theObject;

...
if (...){
  theObject = new CMyObject;
}

delete theObject; // CANT kill object if not been created with 'new'
...

i need something like:
if ( HasBeenCreated(theObject) )
   delete theObject;

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Sesh
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Sesh
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inprasCommented:
Check this
if (theObject)
  delete theObject;
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SeshAuthor Commented:
nope... didnt work
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SeshAuthor Commented:
nope... didnt work
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V_BapatCommented:
CMyObject *theObject;
theObject = NULL;

// Create the object depending on some condition.
if (...){
  theObject = new CMyObject;
}

// Delete the object
if (theObject != NULL)
  delete theObject;

Since you set the object to NULL initially, delete will be called only if it has been created.

Hope this helps.

Vicky
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SeshAuthor Commented:
thanx a lot...

i was hoping that there was some way of checking.. some operator or function, but that works fine...
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