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From: Maxim Yegorushkin (e-maxim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-21 12:41:27

Ben Hutchings <ben.hutchings_at_[hidden]> wrote:


> There's one possible problem I noticed, which is that an allocated
> buffer will be aligned properly for boost::detail::atomic_count but
> perhaps might not be aligned properly for char_t (or to whatever
> buffer_storage_alignment specifies). Let me apply the James Kanze
> test [*]: is it safe to create a const_string<double> on a SPARC?
> [*] See <> if you
> don't know what I'm talking about.

No, it's not safe now. I'll fix it.

But I wonder, why would anyone want to instantiate a string type with
double? How is it better than a std::vector<double>, which seems to be a
natural choice?

Maxim Yegorushkin

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