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From: Tobias Schwinger (tschwinger_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-17 14:15:51

Tobias Schwinger wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> Hi,
>> In the variant docs, in the make_variant_over section
>> (Using a type sequence to specify bounded types), it is
>> not clear what MPL sequence concept it is referring to.
>> I was hoping it is a Forward Sequence, but I realized that
>> when I try to use make_variant_over with a Forward Sequence,
>> it fails trying to use mpl::clear, which hints that
>> make_variant_over requires an MPL Extensible Sequence.
>> This is rather undesirable. Is there a reason why this is so?
>> Can't we lessen the requirement? The situation makes it not
>> possible to use mpl views or fusion views for example.
> Well, one could slowly but surely create an extensible sequence with
> mpl::copy.
> I had a quick take at this one to make things work without wasting
> compile time

Missing: "in this case", as the whole test suite takes one second more
to compile with the patch applied.

>, see attached patch (tested with GCC4).


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