Subject: Re: [boost] Review request for Boost.Align
From: Ahmed Charles (acharles_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-24 06:09:04
> From: rxg_at_[hidden]
> Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 15:28:47 -0500
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Review request for Boost.Align
> I have recieved your request and will add this library to the review schedule.
I'll be the review manager for this (can't be that hard, right).
> On 2014-02-20, at 3:27 AM, Glen Fernandes <glen.fernandes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Source: http://github.com/glenfe/align
>> Documentation: http://glenfe.com/align/doc/
>> Motivation: Tiny library to be used for all common alignment related
>> chores found in a few Boost libraries. (e.g. we have some in
>> 1. Function boost::align, a pointer alignment function, for
>> implementations that do not yet provide std::align. (Uses std::align
>> if available)
>> 2. Functions boost::aligned_alloc and boost::aligned_free, for aligned
>> allocation and deallocation. (Use platform specific functions, such
>> _aligned_malloc or posix_memalign, or otherwise uses std::malloc with
>> the above boost::align)
>> 3. Class template boost::aligned_allocator as a replacement for
>> std::allocator that respects over-aligned types. (Up to the extent the
>> implementation supports over-alignment)
>> Many thanks to Peter Dimov for his feedback on the design and
>> implementation of this library.
>> Notes: Small enough that it might satisfy the requirements for a
>> fast-track review.
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