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Subject: Re: [boost] Patch bonanza for VS2013 Preview support
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-24 20:41:08

> [Nathan Ridge] >> A clang developer has recently pointed me to an interesting clause in the >> standard ([temp.inst] p6): >> "If the overload resolution process can determine the correct function to >> call without instantiating a class template definition, it is >> unspecified whether that instantiation actually takes place." >> Perhaps this is coming into play here (and thus all of the above >> behaviour is standard-conforming)? > > That's an excellent catch. Yep, I agree. Of course, just because there isn't a unique standard-conforming behaviour doesn't mean that isn't value in compiler implementers agreeing on a de facto standard behaviour in common cases, like the one that arose in this thread. :) Regards, Nate

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