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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] use of boost::noncopyable ?
From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-21 08:43:10

> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 09:18:30 +0200
> > I interpreted the error, which cited the class itself and not anything in my
> > code that uses the class, to mean that the auto-generation was not
> > suppressed at all and in fact prevented it from being successful rather than
> > silently being not generated.
> >
> > It turns out that something in my code did want the assignment, so the class
> > "did its job" but was totally unhelpful in telling me where in the code this
> > was.
> To get more helpful error, declare a private copy-ctor & assignment
> operator in your class - and you'll see who attempts to copy.

I wonder if we should add an extra inheritance layer. We would make a new noncopyable_inner class with the disabling code, then have the current noncopyable inherit from the new class.
Daryle W.

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