Subject: Re: [boost] Is there interest in portable integer overflow detection, with policy based handling?
From: Ben Robinson (cppmaven_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-23 00:11:00
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> ... How is this resolved? To take a pathological case:
> unsigned int x = std::numeric_limits<unsigned int>::max();
> x = x / (-1);
> Will this throw? or fail at compile time, or what?
> Robert Ramey
> You are absolutely correct. I am not sure how I missed that corner case
considering that I have the negation operator, and multiplication by -1
are accounted for. I will write additional unit tests and post a fix
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