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Subject: Re: [boost] [optional] memory use for optional refs and ptrs
From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-06 14:59:26

On 10/06/10 13:33, Rutger ter Borg wrote:
> Is there some
> kind of facility that is able to point to "padding space" in aligned
> structures? (perhaps a facility of the alignment stuff in boost)?

It's used to calculate the distance between the end of 1 element
in a tuple and the start of the next element so that that next
element will have the proper alignment. IOW, if:

  aligned_offset<Offset,Alignment>::remainder != 0

then there will be padding in the amount:


That is, IIRC.



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