Subject: Re: [boost] Variant2 review
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-08 21:12:21
On 4/8/19 1:42 PM, Niall Douglas via Boost wrote:
> Something which I have found is surprisingly uncommon amongst even
> expert C++ programmers is the judicious use of static_assert to ensure
> no surprises down the line when junior programmers go modify something
> that they don't realise the consequences of.
> In my own code, you'll find lots of stanzas like this:
> #ifdef NDEBUG
> static_assert(sizeof(X) <= cmax(sizeof(A), sizeof(B), sizeof(C), ...));
> static_assert(noexcept(std::declval<A>() = std::move(std::declval<A>()));
> ... and so on.
Why do you bother with the #ifdef NDEBUG ?
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