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Author Archives: robdesbois
The C++ Standard Committee met in Chicago this week with a ballot resolution for the Committee Draft of the C++ 2014 Standard being its primary focus. Remaining time was devoted to processing DRs [defect reports] and issues from issue lists, … Continue reading
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A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine coded an output stream that outputted strings through Win32 OutputDebugString function (you can use DebugView to monitor these kind of traces). His implementation had two main problems:…
Following the recent meeting of the ISO C++ standards committee, Working Group 21 (WG21) in Bristol, UK, a number of proposals have been accepted into the ‘Committee Draft’ of the next standard, currently scheduled for next year (“C++14″). Although this … Continue reading
I’ve just come across a compiler error resulting from using boost::result_of with a C++11 lambda. I wasn’t actually using boost::result_of directly, but provided a lambda as the transforming functor for a boost::transform_iterator, which uses it behind the scenes. Here’s a … Continue reading
I’ve been intrigued by the idea of lock-free programming since I discovered that C++0x (as it was then) was to gain library facilities for standardised, portable lock-free programming. The new <atomic> header enables us to perform atomic reads and writes … Continue reading