Subject: Re: [boost] [function] Placement new warnings from gcc 6
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-04-04 03:52:45
On 2016-04-04 04:35, Gavin Lambert wrote:
> On 3/04/2016 02:08, Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> I guess, I could extract all members other than 'data' to a separate
>> union and then:
>> union function_buffer
>> mutable function_buffer_members m;
>> mutable char data[sizeof(function_buffer_members)];
>> This would require more modifications to the code though.
>> (Sigh... if only we could inherit unions...)
> Could you do this with an anonymous union? eg:
> union function_buffer
> mutable union function_buffer_members
> mutable char data[sizeof(function_buffer_members)];
> Haven't tested this; not sure if it's legal to get the sizeof a subtype
> nested in the same scope like this, but it at least seems plausible.
That is a named union in your example. And if it's anonymous then you
have no name to apply sizeof to.
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