[Development] Proposal: Deprecating platforms in Qt 5.6 that don't support lambda

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu May 14 22:37:13 CEST 2015

On Thursday 14 May 2015 11:34:25 Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> On 2015-05-14 10:58, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > On Thursday 14 May 2015 14:36:43 Olivier Goffart wrote:
> >> I'm afraid your solution is not working with temporaries containers.
> > 
> > That should be submitted as a change request to the standard. There are a
> > couple of other cases where this bites people.
> > 
> > It needs a new paper.
> Can you (both) please elaborate?
> That's... interesting. I'm taking a copy of the container and taking
> iterators from the copy. It seems to me that the RHS expression in a
> range-based for should most definitely not go out of scope within the
> for. Is that not the case? (Does range-based for just not work on
> temporaries at all?)

for (auto x : function(function2()))

If function returns a temporary and function passes through a reference, then 
it effectively returns a dangling reference. That's because there's a 
sequencing point shortly before the loop that causes all temporaries to be 

See 6.5.4 [range.stmt] paragraph 1. It has an expansion of what the range for 
is supposed to do. Note the presence of a semi-colon before the "for".

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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