Subject: Re: [boost] [operators] The future
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-04 15:22:30
On 10/4/2011 12:16 PM, Nathan Ridge wrote:
>>> If the operations return "type&&" instead of "type", they can potentially be
>>> more efficient, but I'm a little cautious to do that without giving it some
>>> thought because the choice implies subtle differences. I'm sure Daniel has
>>> already taken this all into consideration.
>> Return by value please. Otherwise:
>> type const& x = type() + type();
>> std::cout << x; // BOOM; x is dangling
> Won't the following fail too, making it completely useless?
> void foo(type const& x)
> foo(type() + type());
No, because the temporary created by "type() + type()" is guaranteed to
live until after foo returns.
-- Eric Niebler BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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