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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [variant] 'which' out of range assertion
From: Daniel Bradburn (moagstar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-22 16:03:35

I'd categorise it as a breaking change, not a bug. But perhaps that's just
semantics. In any case it would have been nice to have seen it in the
release notes. But I don't really understand the problem if you can control
the behaviour through a macro? Personally I'd rather have the more optimal

2012/2/22 Igor R <boost.lists_at_[hidden]>

> > I don't see anything in that thread that suggests this is a bug. I think
> > Steve's statement that the limitation can be worked around by using
> > make_variant_over is no longer valid
> ...and this is the bug (i.e. undesired behavior), isn't it.
> > since some pretty crucial variant
> > visitation code uses preprocessor metaprogramming and
> > BOOST_VARIANT_LIMIT_SIZE is central to this (take a look at
> > BOOST_VARIANT_VISITATION_UNROLLING_LIMIT in visitation_impl.hpp). Perhaps
> > this is something new since that thread (2008) - however I don't see
> > anything in the release notes from 145 to 147 which would suggest that
> > something changed here (145 is the version I upgraded from when this last
> > worked for me).
> Yes, that's what I wrote in the original post (see the link there):
> some optimization was made in 1.46, it was not reflected in the
> release notes, and I guess this change caused the issue we're talking
> about.
> Maybe Steven could shed some light on this.
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