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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in a "Heterogenous Container" system?
From: Christian Schladetsch (christian.schladetsch_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-02 20:33:25

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 5:44 AM, Frank Mori Hess <fmhess_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> On Saturday 01 August 2009, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> > I personally never understood why they tied the type into the allocator.
> > Having just the size and alignment would be so much better.
> It seems to me any benefits of such a scheme would be non-portable, since
> the sizes and alignments of two types may be the same with one compiler
> (setting) and different with others.

I don't see a problem. As long as the objects are created with correct
alignment for a given compiler (setting), what that alignment is, is not

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