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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-05 22:25:05

"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> pongba <pongba_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>Eric Niebler <eric <at>> writes:
>>>Incrementing the 'BOOST_MPL_..._LIMIT_ARITY'(I forgot the detail though)
>>>doesn't help though, because the arity of mpl::apply will increase
>>>correspondingly and will always be one more arity than that mpl::lambda can
>>>support! It's inherent conflict or inconsistence.
>>>Did I miss any obvious alternative?;-)
>> Eric can use the appropriate applyN template.
> Ah, thanks. Using applyN instead of apply fixes the problem. The fact
> that apply doesn't work here seems like a bug to me. Is it fixable?

Not really, without changing how it is used. It's the arity problem
that pongba pointed out. You'd have to write something like:

    apply<some_lambda_expression>::to<a, b, c>

Dave Abrahams
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