Re: Interesting warning I get

"Victor Bazarov" <>
Wed, 8 Aug 2007 13:44:23 -0400
Alex Blekhman wrote:

"Victor Bazarov" wrote:

Here is the code:
#include <iostream>
int main() {
   bool foo = false;
   const char* const fooname[] = { "false", "true" };
   for (int i = 0; i < 10; ++i)
       std::cout << fooname[foo++] << std::endl; // C4709
If I compile it with VS 2005 SP1, with /W4, I get C4709.
I don't see a comma operator inside my brackets. Do you?
somebody check with 2008? Thanks!

I don't know the answer to your question, but I'm very
curious why you need to increment `bool' variable.

To me it's an alternative of writing

    for (..
        std::cout << fooname[i > 0] << std::endl;

(to introduce some special processing of only the first time
in the loop body). It doesn't matter here, and 'i > 0' does
actually look and read better, but if it's not an index, but,
say, an iterator, then iterator comparison is involved and
it can be expensive (more expensive than increment).

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