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Subject: Re: [boost] [Serialization] BOOST_CLASS_EXPORT regression on SunCC
From: Sohail Somani (sohail_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-17 20:16:14

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Tue Feb 17 2009, Sohail Somani <> wrote:
>> This comes back to a question I had earlier which was: where in the
>> standard does it specify that looking up functions during ADL requires
>> instantiation of return types?
> Well, if the type is illegal in a way that doesn't qualify for SFINAE, a
> diagnostic is required. That means the compiler has to figure out what
> the type is. However, I think the real question is whether the code is
> required to cause the overload resolution at all. Strictly speaking,
> the code can be considered to be "unused" and so the compiler is allowed
> to not instantiate it.

This is most likely the cause.

>> I thought it was kind of funny that I reported the same issue in two
>> different compilers. Unfortunately, no workaround or fix yet!
> Huh? 1711 was fixed and closed.

Sorry, I was not clear. I meant no workaround or fix for the second

Sohail Somani

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