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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-12 11:51:05

>> > Indeed, Variant shouldn't suppress the warning, but wasn't the
>> > original issue because a test was triggering it? IOW, it is the
>> > test code that should work around or suppress the warning.
>> This is what the test tests. If it "works around the warning"
>> it is no
>> longer a test. You may as well remove it, which will also silence the
>> warning.
> The test tests that Variant produces a warning?

No the test verifies that:

variant = type-convertible-to-actual-type-in-variant;

works as expected.

The warning is a byproduct of the fact that the type stored in the variant
is a short, and the type convertible to it is an int.

Hopefully that's clear-ish :-)


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