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Subject: Re: [boost] [variant2] Review Results
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-11 07:41:11

On 11/05/2019 06:17, Michael Caisse via Boost wrote:
> Boost.Variant2 will be ACCEPTED after the following changes are made. An
> additional review will not be required.
> - The library will implement the strong guarantee:
> - If all alternatives have nothrow move, single buffer
> - else, double buffer
> - Improved documentation:
> - Addition of a tutorial
> - Addition of design motivation
> - Peter has indicated that triviality propagation will come in a
> future version. The initial Boost release need not support
> triviality propagation.
> - Expected will not be included but may be submitted for review at
> another time.

Congratulations Peter, and thank you Michael for your service.

The above design is literally sorely needed in the codebase I am
currently deployed upon. We are currently on Boost.Variant, and paying
the price of dynamic memory allocation in a hot low latency code path.
Boost.Variant2 will be a very welcome replacement.


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