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Subject: Re: [boost] [optional] How to define boost::none?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-20 09:59:13

On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 5:54 PM, David Stone <david_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Is it really such a problem to have this object in every translation unit?
> Is it beyond current linker technology to merge these identical copies,
> thus preventing binary bloat?

The linker must not merge them because these objects must have
distinct addresses. This might not be the case for references though.

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