Subject: Re: [boost] combinations and permutations
From: bernardH (boost-dev.ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-05 07:20:16
Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I'm not sure if it is desirable
> though. It is an awful lot of if-checking added to the algorithm.
> All that checking would tend to penalize
> those clients not wanting to break out early.
Couldn't the checks for early breaks be removed at
compile-time by using callable returning
a convertible to bool instead of a bool ?
At least it appears to do so when returning a
boost::mpl::bool_<false> with g++ at default optimization level.[*]
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