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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Richard Webb (richard.webb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-11 11:40:24

John Maddock wrote:
>> C4512 fix looks good to me, but I also note some warnings C4244:
>> 'argument' :
>> conversion from 'const int' to 'const short', possible loss of data
>> These could be quieted with carefully checked static_cast s.
>> This checks and documents that the narrowing IS expected.
> As long as it really is expected :-)

Looks like the warnings occur depending on the types used in the unit tests.
For example, the warning mentioned above comes from the test code:

typedef variant< short, const char* > t_var2;
typedef variant< unsigned short, const char*, t_var2 > t_var5;
typedef variant< unsigned short, const char*, t_var5 > t_var6;

t_var6 v6;
v6 = 58;

Which looks like a legitimate warning about converting an integer (58) to a

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