Subject: Re: [boost] [typeof] Weird VC++ compiler bug
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-27 10:06:11
On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Andrzej Krzemienski <akrzemi1_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 2015-05-23 18:33 GMT+02:00 Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]>:
>> On 05/23/2015 09:44 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
>> > Why doesn't Typeof use decltype on VS 2013?
>> Probably because Typeof hasn't had a maintainer
>> since before decltype. It doesn't appear to
>> use decltype for any compiler.
> I don't think it can. The semantics of BOOST_TYPEOF is that of:
> auto x = expr;
> The semantics of decltype are quire different. For instance, auto and
> BOOST_TYPEOF and GCC's __typeof__ never deduce references -- always values.
> decltype on the other hand can deduce references.
As long as BOOST_TYPEOF is less precise than decltype it can be
emulated, can it not?
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