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Subject: Re: [boost] [utility][thread] result_of - erroneous result type from a C++11 lambda
From: Nathan Crookston (nathan.crookston_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-17 16:09:25

Klaim - Joël Lamotte wrote:

> Daniel Walker wrote:
> > BOOST_RESULT_OF_USE_DECLTYPE is automatically defined when
> > BOOST_NO_CXX11_DECLTYPE_N3276 is not defined; i.e. it's only enabled by
> > default when the compiler has fairly complete decltype support including
> > N3276. As of Boost 1.53.0, it appears this is not the case for any
> version
> > of Visual Studio. (See boost/config/compiler/visualc.hpp starting at line
> > 224 for unsupported features.) I don't know if there's been any progress
> on
> > that front from Microsoft, but as soon as N3276 is enabled in Boost's
> > compiler config file, result_of will use decltype by default for that
> > compiler.
> >
> Would it be unrealistic to fallback on std::result_of for VS2012 versions
> only?
> It would fix most result_of bugs in Boost caused on this plateform.

The following patch will allow your use case to work, I believe:

This has been discussed before, but I think your report is another data
point indicating that users would prefer something that deduces correctly
for all cases, even though it changes the deduction of a nullary function
type from what TR1 would do.


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