Subject: Re: [boost] Reforming Boost.System and <system_error> round 2
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-16 16:25:08
2018-01-16 17:15 GMT+01:00 Andrey Semashev via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
> On 01/16/18 19:10, Andrzej Krzemienski via Boost wrote:
>> 2018-01-16 17:05 GMT+01:00 Andrey Semashev via Boost <
>> On 01/16/18 18:56, Olaf van der Spek via Boost wrote:
>>>> Can't the is_error bool be stored in the ec object itself, at
>>>> construction time?
>>> Actually, I like this idea. I've modified my benchmark accordingly and it
>>> shows nearly identical performance as the current `std::error_code`:
>>> Experimental test: 253654 usec, 394237820.022550 tests per second
>>> Experimental2 test: 46353 usec, 2157357668.327832 tests per second
>>> std test: 45981 usec, 2174811335.116679 tests per second
>> This is now getting closer to Boost.outcome, isn't it?
> With my limited knowledge of Boost.Outcome, I don't think so. An outcome
> is supposed to carry a value or error, and `error_code` carries only the
> error code.
Boost.Outcome provides a number of tools. One of types, `result<void>`
(maybe error of value, but value is void), is exactly this: a `bool` flag
and an `error_code`.
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