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Subject: Re: [boost] [TypeIndex] Peer review period for library acceptance begins, ending Thurs 21st Nov
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-24 20:23:26

On 25/11/2013 13:42, Quoth Niall Douglas:
> mangled_name() here is *guaranteed* to return exactly what
> std::type_info does, even if RTTI is turned off. I would expect such
> a facility to be highly useful for where boost::type_index binaries
> might be mixed with std::type_info binaries and you need to compare a
> type_index indexed type with a std::type_info indexed type. Also, of
> course, sometimes you really do want the exact symbol mangling to be
> returned because you're going to parse that mangling into a AST, and
> use that AST to auto-generate yourself some LLVM :).

Ah, I see. That would indeed be useful, provided it doesn't involve too
many shenanigans to implement. ;)

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