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Subject: Re: [boost] Is this a MSVC bug?
From: Jonathan Wakely (jwakely.boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-06 11:06:07

On 6 May 2014 15:55, Rob Stewart <robertstewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On May 6, 2014 9:37:33 AM EDT, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>On 6 May 2014 12:45, Andrzej Krzemienski wrote:
>>> Do you know if this a bug in VC++, or if that is supposed to be
>>It's valid, the reference should bind directly to global_i.
> In the code he provided, the assertion failure means that the address of the reference ii != the address of global_i. That's surprising.

Maybe I misunderstood the exact question. Obviously it's surprising,
because it's wrong, like I said "the reference should bind directly to
global_i" i.e. it should not bind to a temporary.

What I meant (but might have failed to say) is that the program is
valid, and the assertion should not fail.

I didn't mean VC++'s behaviour is valid.

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