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Subject: Re: [boost] Is there a special reason to use inline before template functions?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-08 14:20:12

Michael Marcin wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> I didn't look at the code, but if these member functions are declared in
>> the class definition, they are already inline and this keyword is not
>> needed.
> Some compilers disable default inlining under certain configurations.
> GCC has -fno-default-inline for instance. Some libraries might
> explicitly put inline there to support these configurations.

Well, I guess the one who uses such configurations does so for a reason
(i.e. he wants these functions *not* to be inline), so the keyword still
doesn't make sense to me. Unless it works around some compiler bug...

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