From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-04 12:19:17
David Abrahams wrote:
> Thorsten Ottosen <thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Shunsuke Sogame wrote:
>>>Hi gurus, under RC_1_34,
>>> #include <boost/range.hpp>
>>> #include <boost/iterator/counting_iterator.hpp>
>>> int main()
>>>VC++7.1 and GCC3.4 says a warning something like
>>>"returning address of local variable or temporary".
>>I think counting_iterator is not a valid random access iterator because
>>operator() does not yield a reference.
> That is not a requirement of random access iterator.
Reading the working draft from n2009, table 93 states that
a[n] should be convertible to const T&.
>>Counting iterator should define its reference-type to be the type it
>>returns from operator() (even though it is not a reference). Then I
>>think it would work.
>>Do the authors of the iterator lib agree?
> No. There are good reasons that it works the way it does.
So there is no way to infer the the type of oprerator()
until we get decltype?
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