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How to get confused by VC++

Today, I came across a confusing compilation error with MS VC++ using a std::unique_ptr with a custom deleter. Here the code snippet:

The compiler complains : 12345678910111213c:\program files (x86)\microsoft visual studio 10.0\vc\include\memory(2218): error C2338: unique_ptr constructed with null deleter pointer 1> c:\program files (x86)\microsoft visual studio 10.0\vc\include\memory(2214) : while compiling class template member function […]