From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-26 05:14:32
Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
> I mean something like:
> #ifndef NDEBUG
> log_stream &operator <<(log_stream &stream, int i)
> #ifdef NDEBUG
> code that puts the int in the stream
> return stream;
> I dont see why a compiler would be passing the stream around, mainly
> with the operator being inline.
> That way we dont need to use macros in the client code, that makes the
> code a little ugly in my opinion...
> The only problem that I see is for:
> stream << "testing";
> where at least in my compiler (VC7.1) these strings are shipped even
> when not used... for embedded systems these strings really get the
> code much bigger... As I've tried it with BREW...
And let's not forget:
stream << long_computing_func();
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