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Initializing Class member pointers

Initializing Class member pointers

Initializing Class member pointers

(OP)
Hey everyone,
I was wondering if anyone could tell me the difference between

CODE

ClearDialog::ClearDialog():
m_pIDTextCtrl(NULL),
m_pDispatchComboBox(NULL),
m_pCauseComboBox(NULL),
m_pCureComboBox(NULL),
m_pTextBox(NULL)
{

}

and:

CODE

ClearDialog::ClearDialog()
{
m_pIDTextCtrl = NULL;
m_pDispatchComboBox = NULL;
m_pCauseComboBox = NULL;
m_pCureComboBox = NULL;
m_pTextBox = NULL;
}

Is there any advantage one way or the other for either approach to initializing member pointers in the constructor?  

Thanks

RE: Initializing Class member pointers

(OP)
Thank you for your reply.  I think I've given myself a new standard to follow.  
And Just as a side note.. I've been frequenting this site for some time now, and you seem to be one of the main contributers to this forum.. so on behalf of the ones you have helped:  Thank you.

RE: Initializing Class member pointers

By the way, in the case of pointers initialized to null (and other built-in types), you really won't get a performance benefit. However, you should still use the initializer list for consistency.

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