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Re: [C++ RFC / Patch] PR 54080, PR 52875 and more (aka SFINAE vs template recursion depth)


On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Jason Merrill <jason@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 08/08/2013 03:54 PM, Paolo Carlini wrote:
>>
>> the really interesting one is decltype28.C, which we don't reject
>> anymore, we simply accept it. What is happening is that the overload
>> which leads to excessive template instantiation depth is SFINAE-ed away
>> and the other one "wins"! Thus, this is the core of my message: it seems
>> that we behave wrt this issue - SFINAE vs template instantiation depth -
>> in a different way vs current clang++ and icc: we produce hard error
>> messages in SFINAE contexts. Is that intended?
>
>
> Yes, that is intended.  Changing that could mean that the meaning of code
> depends on what max depth the user selected.

that would be disturbing…

-- gaby


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