From: Gary Powell (Gary.Powell_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-10-12 16:54:45
Sorry that was gcc 2.95.2 My bad on version reporting, their bad on
compilation of ridiculous templates.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Abrahams [SMTP:abrahams_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2000 3:05 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] operator++
> But using 2.95 when 2.95.2 is known to have fewer bugs is just asking for
> why-would-anyone-do-that-ly y'rs,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary Powell" <Gary.Powell_at_[hidden]>
> To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2000 5:30 PM
> Subject: RE: [boost] operator++
> > Hi,
> > Let me first apologize for sending raw code around. I hit reply when I
> > should have cut and pasted his address. So if anyone other then Andras
> > interested in pursuing these proxies let me know and I'll send the
> > directly to you.
> > Second. In my experimenting I have uncovered several annoying bugs in
> > 2.95 which leads me to suspect using proxies will not gain any
> > unless your compiler is very good.
> > bug 1 was duplicate construction,destruction, which in most cases can be
> > ignored in this case it did a double increment. Yikes! I made the copy
> > constructor private and it went away.
> > bug2 was in the PointerProxy forwarding of operator*() for doing
> > when I used the flag -03 the code works fine!.
> > Anyway after more playing around with this, I think it works well enough
> > those who don't care whether std::copy and their ilk work without a
> > your-real-not-a-proxy-template-happy-generic-programmer
> > wishing-gcc3.0-would-come-out-soon
> > -gary-
> > gary.powell_at_[hidden]
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