Subject: Re: [boost] [units] Pull request and RFC: information unit definitions for Boost.Units
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-27 10:56:30
Am Mittwoch, 27. August 2014, 12:49:49 schrieb Gonzalo BG:
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 12:21 PM, Jürgen Hunold <jhunold_at_gmx.eu> wrote:
> > - Documentation:
> > - (Examples)
> I'll add a small section to the documentation with an constexpr example.
> The (automatically generated?) API reference documentation already includes
> the BOOST_CONSTEXPR in the data-types member functions which should be
Yes, doxygen driven
> I'll ping you when I update the PR and we can discuss
> there how to improve the documentation further but basically either you can
> use Boost.Units in constant expressions or you can't.
> > - Tests
> I have some unit-tests but removed them because I wasn't able to enable
> them only for compilers with constexpr support (otherwise they will fail to
> Boost.Build/Boost.Test documentation wasn't very helpful in this
Unfortunately. Just get the test to work with compliant compilers and I'll
have a look.
> I just went through Boost.Array develop branch and found:
> Should I implement the constexpr tests in a similar manner or do anything
No, this is a valid approach for me. Complicating the Boost.Build logic for
the tests is not necessary.
> > And I'd like a snappy sentence to add to the release notes.
> I'll add "Boost.Units has gained constexpr support." to the commit message.
> > - The patch also changes unrelated whitespace like line-endings, removes
> > lines and changes wrapping. This should go into a separate pull request if
> > necessary.
> > - The patch also removes some code blocks currently commented out. This
> > be done in a separate request, too.
> I was just following the boy scout rule but will revert them.
Well, I try to separate the style changes while editing the commits. This one
of the reasons I really like git(k) :-) Following the boy scout rule is fine
> I won't create a new pull-request with these but I since navigating the
> code in a 80char terminal was a bit unpleasant I would be happy if you
> consider some of them in the future.
Well, 80 chars is quite small, I'd raise the bar to 120 or so myself. I think
I'll revisit the changes when reviewing your updated PR.
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