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Subject: Re: [boost] [typeof] Weird VC++ compiler bug
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-23 11:04:02


On 05/23/2015 07:45 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> On 5/23/2015 8:12 AM, Rob Stewart wrote:
>> On May 22, 2015 2:57:26 PM EDT, Edward Diener
>> <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Oh Microsoft ! What's a little bug that you refuse to fix for at least
>>> a decade and counting.
>> Isn't the problem the lack of two-phase lookup in that compiler?
> Considering that in my example which fails the class template never gets
> instantiated it does not seem that the lack of two-phase lookup should
> cause such an error. But whatever... Microsoft has a well-known system
> in place by which they decide that known bugs should not be fixed if
> they don't think it is important enough to do so.

You can't blame microsoft too much for
this particular problem, since the "native"
typeof implementation of msvc relies
on a compiler bug.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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