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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in StaticVector - fixed capacity vector
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-10 18:36:19

On Oct 10, 2011, at 3:47 AM, Peter Myerscough-Jackopson wrote:

> Andrew Hundt <athundt <at>> writes:
>> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 5:55 AM, Andrew Hundt <athundt <at>> wrote:
> <snip>
>>> three.push_back(2); // size: 2 capacity: 3
>>> three.push_back(3);
>>> three.push_back(1); // throws std::out_of_range exception indicating the
>>> capacity has been exceeded
> Is there any chance that the error behaviour code be configurable. StaticVector
> looks ideal for embedded environments, BUT commonly exceptions are disabled in
> such an environment. It would be nice to have asserts instead of exceptions
> available in all cases, so that a programmer can check for room on a push_back
> prior to calling it. A specific StaticVector macro would suffice for those that
> need it.

IMHO, That's the whole point of using BOOST_THROW_EXCEPTION(x) instead of a naked "throw x"

If exceptions are disabled, then BOOST_THROW_EXCEPTION just calls exit().

-- Marshall

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