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Subject: Re: [boost] [variant] awkward recursion
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-02 11:58:45

on Fri Nov 02 2012, Mathias Gaunard <> wrote:

> On 01/11/12 14:37, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> As far as I can tell, putting sizeof() inside a layer of template
>> instantiation doesn't solve anything. But maybe I'm missing something.
> The idea would be that the user of variant<T0, T1, ..., Tn> would be
> able to provide incomplete types Ti if size_forward<Ti> is
> specialized.

I suppose one could arrange for a later compilation error should the
size turn out to be wrong.

Dave Abrahams
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