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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-27 19:28:43

At 10:25 PM 10/25/01 -0400, Douglas Gregor wrote:
>On Thursday 25 October 2001 05:36, you wrote:
>> > The best solution, I think, given that the problem cannot be
>> > completely solved in current ISO C++, would be a language change that
>> > added a standardised alignment_of() and #pragma align that worked on
>> > members of structures and in templated code.
>> I haven't tought about the core issues involved.
>This is actually a relatively common extension. GCC, Microsoft, and
>compilers support alignof or __alignof__ (same semantics as sizeof).

It is one of the language extensions on the C++ committee's Evolution
Working Group list for possible standardization in the next revision of the


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