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Subject: Re: [boost] interest in structure of arrays container?
From: Andreas Schäfer (gentryx_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-21 21:11:53


On 13:46 Sun 16 Oct , Michael Marcin wrote:
> > Would something like an soa_vector, that's resizable at runtime and
> > behaves much like a std::vector better suit your needs?
> >
> Yes exactly that.

just FYI: I've added a basic soa_vector to LibFlatArray's trunk[1].
It's not perfect, but allows basic usage and particle callbacks (see
test[2]). I'm looking forward to benchmarking that code. :-)

> I would also strongly prefer a tuple-like variadic template interface to
> a macro interface.

Yeah, macros are poor, but I wanted an interface where members have
sensible names (as opposed to first, second...) Not much options
without reflection.



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