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cilk::internal::class_is_empty< Class > Class Template Reference

Test if a class is empty. More...

Static Public Attributes

static const bool value = (sizeof(check_for_empty_class) == sizeof(char))
 Constant is true if and only if Class is empty.
 

Detailed Description

template<class Class>
class cilk::internal::class_is_empty< Class >

Test if a class is empty.

If Class is an empty (and therefore necessarily stateless) class, then the "empty base-class optimization" guarantees that sizeof(check_for_empty_class<Class>) == sizeof(char). Conversely, if sizeof(check_for_empty_class<Class>) > sizeof(char), then Class is not empty, and we must discriminate distinct instances of Class.

Typical usage:

// General definition of A<B> for non-empty B:
template <typename B, bool BIsEmpty = class_is_empty<B>::value> >
class A { ... };

// Specialized definition of A<B> for empty B:
template <typename B>
class A<B, true> { ... };
Template Parameters
ClassThe class to be tested for emptiness.
Returns
The value member will be true if Class is empty, false otherwise.

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