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Subject: Re: [boost] safe integer library -- the scope
From: Pete Bartlett (pete_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-12-11 20:01:50

> safe_integer_range<-100, 100> a, x, b, y;
> y = a * x + b;
> Then it can be known at compile time that y can never overflow so no runtime checking is required.

This is the second time you've written something like this - in the PDF you said that squaring an int8_t didn't overflow. clearly it depends on the values of a,x,b which in general are only known at runtime.. So what do you mean there are no runtime checks?

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