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From: Christopher Kohlhoff (chris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-31 18:15:12

Hi Rob,

--- Rob Stewart <stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I'd say that unless you know that using virtual functions causes
> problems, you shouldn't presume that they do. If users say the
> library is too big and this technique significantly affects the
> size, then it may be worth considering at that time.

As I said in another reply, I did find a need to do this change to
eliminate code bloat with several compilers. As an example, Borland C++
5.6.4 seems to add approximately 100 bytes to the executable for each
asynchronous call if a virtual function is used in win_iocp_operation.
As the change didn't impact the public interface of asio, it seemed
like a win.


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