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Subject: Re: [std-proposals] std::as
From: Giuseppe D'Angelo (giuseppe.dangelo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-11-06 10:55:57

Il 06/11/20 17:47, Christof Franke via Std-Proposals ha scritto:
> I have tested GCC, clang, and MSVC. They all remove any double-checks
> and exception code during optimization.
> In case you want to call a function with a std::variant as parameter of
> which the alternative held by the variant is known, why do you pass the
> variant instead of the value held?

The question is why paying for *any* check (and having to rely on QoI,
optimizations enabled, etc.) when you know that a variant contains a
given alternative?


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