Subject: Re: [boost] [variant] Heads-up!
From: Lee Clagett (forum_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-04-29 19:16:17
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On Monday, April 29, 2019 7:08 PM, Antony Polukhin via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Ð¿Ð½, 29 Ð°Ð¿Ñ. 2019 Ð³. Ð² 21:52, Steven Watanabe via Boost boost_at_[hidden]:
> > AMDG
> > On 4/29/19 11:30 AM, Antony Polukhin via Boost wrote:
> > > I've merged a very cool optimization by Nikita Kniazev into the master
> > > branch. From now on boost::variant does pointer stealing for recursive
> > > variants.
> > > This significantly improves the performance of the variants move constructors.
> > > However if you use a variant variable after the std::move for anything
> > > except destruction and assignment then you're getting an UB. Beware!
> > We've had this discussion before:
> > https://lists.boost.org/Archives/boost/2013/02/200744.php
> This discussion was considered. Please see the two comments from
> Nikita Kniazev https://github.com/boostorg/variant/pull/59#issuecomment-459573177
Those arguments miss the entire point - boost::variant had a long
standing never-empty guarantee. So the optimization was not in a valid
state according to boost::variants own specifications.
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