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Re: g++ 4.5.0, end-user disappointment and interrogations
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Dave Korn
> On 22/04/2010 03:30, tbp wrote:
>> What's the deal with constexpr (or what can i reasonably expect)?
> ?You can *reasonably* expect the documented behaviour from the compiler. ?Or
> you can *un*reasonably ignore the documentation, make ill-informed guesses
> about what the compiler ought to do, and complain when they turn out not to be
> On 22/04/2010 07:29, tbp wrote:
>> Ah, so it was nothing but smokes & mirrors.
> ?No, you are merely ignorant of the facts. ?As it clearly says on the changes
>> Improved experimental support for the upcoming C++0x ISO C++ standard,
>> including support for raw strings, lambda expressions and explicit type
>> conversion operators.
> (notice no mention of constexpr there) and if you follow the link to the C++0x
> implementation status page:
>> Language Feature ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Proposal ? ? ? ?Available in GCC 4.5?
>> Generalized constant expressions ? ? ?N2235 ? ? ? ? ? No
> so any disappointment is caused solely by your own baseless assumptions and
> failure to properly read and comprehend what was in front of your eyes.
>> Thanks for the clarification.
> ?Please, don't trouble yourself with adding insincere thanks to an insult;
> it's not worth the effort for you or anyone else so you may as well save
> yourself the time.
Hi, Is there really a need for an angry reply like this? Is it better
to just give some advises instead?
> ? ?cheers,
> ? ? ?DaveK