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From: Kevin Lynch (krlynch_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-10 11:32:36

Fernando Cacciola wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kevin Lynch <krlynch_at_[hidden]>
> To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 12:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Math Functions
> > And we should see about fixing the optimization issues with numeric_cast
> > soon, if at all possible; it could be a real performance killer in those
> > cases where it prevents optimizers from removing all the code we've
> > written :-) Looking at the generated assembly code, when the calls
> > aren't optimized away the object code size doubles (at least under gcc).
> >
> I've uploaded (sometime ago), the files 'cvt_n.h' and 'numeric_bounds.h'
> into the 'standard functions' branch of the Files Sections.
> .....
> Perhaps you want to look at those files and see if you can do the
> modifications to numeric_cast<> yourself.

I'll take a look and see what I can do.

> BTW: I've almost finished adding the Borland stuff to your latest update. I
> had to apply a few changes, so I didn't post a message yet since I haven't
> finished. I'll do that ASAP.

Great. There's no rush, but I'll gladly take whatever you can do!

> Regards,
> Fernando Cacciola

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