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Subject: Re: [ub] Justification for < not being a total order on pointers?
From: Nevin Liber (nevin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-10 09:31:09


On 10 October 2013 02:36, Lawrence Crowl <Lawrence_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 10/9/13, Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> > Why should < reflect such virtual memory hackery at all?
>

+1.

> The problem is that if you need to represent an object with more than
> one segment (as was necessary for arrays > 64 kB on x86) then
> requiring a total order within an array places a consistency requirement
> on computing a total order between arrays.
>

Didn't that issue already exist in C++98 (at least with respect to
std::less)?

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 Nevin ":-)" Liber  <mailto:nevin_at_[hidden]>  (847) 691-1404



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