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From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-03 16:14:29

From: Felipe Magno de Almeida <felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden]>
> On 10/3/05, Rob Stewart <stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> > (Note that __assume(false) is useless, for it is an expression
> > that the optimizer cannot use to optimize anything. So, while I
> > understand that you were trying to simplify things for the
> > discussion, let's also not lose sight of what is really meant
> > when writing __assume(false) in the above examples.)
> I think you're wrong.
> __assume(false) means that this code will never be executed, and as
> such isnt useless for the optimizer.

Hmmm. I guess you're right. Still, it only means that the code
following __assume(false) can be elided, not any preceeding code,

Rob Stewart                           stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer           
Susquehanna International Group, LLP  using std::disclaimer;

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