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Subject: Re: [boost] [any] Equality
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-14 16:05:35


On 01/14/2014 05:41 AM, Bjorn Reese wrote:
> On 01/14/2014 12:42 PM, Bjorn Reese wrote:
>> I noticed that boost::any does not have an operator== for comparing two
>> boost::any objects. Is this a deliberate choice?
>> Currently I have to (1) compare the types, and (2) convert the values
>> with any_cast (and probably catch bad_any_cast exceptions) and compare
>> them.
> And which type do I use for any_cast?

You can't determine the correct type
automatically. This is exactly why
any doesn't support operator==.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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