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Re: [std-proposals] Only reason I don't use std::array

From: Frederick Virchanza Gotham <cauldwell.thomas_at_[hidden]>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2023 20:38:11 +0100
On Thu, Aug 17, 2023 at 7:39 PM Tom Honermann <tom_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I agree. Optimizers are not written to take advantage of UB. They are
> written in accordance with what the standard specifies as defined
> behavior. When code fails to adhere to what the standard specifies, then
> optimizers might behave in unexpected ways because a property they rely
> on (such as the existence of an object of a certain type) has been violated.

There is no invalid bit pattern for an array of int's. Maybe an array
of float's could have an invalid bit pattern.
I mean the 'existence of an object' will come down to 0's and 1's at
the end of it all.

Received on 2023-08-17 19:38:21