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commit acc0159fd3172fd2279bb53b58c4afa4a3fceb40
Author: Gerald Pfeifer <>
Date:   Sat Jan 28 12:11:23 2023 +0100

    faq: Remove "Copy constructor access check" entry
    This entry refers to changes in GCC 3.4 and GCC 4.3 which were released
    in 2004 and 2008, respectively, and this is hardly a FAQ any more.

diff --git a/htdocs/bugs/index.html b/htdocs/bugs/index.html
index aaef8915..96a5d0f0 100644
--- a/htdocs/bugs/index.html
+++ b/htdocs/bugs/index.html
@@ -605,56 +605,6 @@ a parse error before the character <code>:</code> (the colon before
 <p>The simplest way to avoid this is to write <code>std::vector&lt;
 ::X&gt;</code>, i.e. place a space between the opening angle bracket
 and the scope operator.</p></dd>
-<dt id="cxx_rvalbind">Copy constructor access check while initializing a
-<dd><p>Consider this code:</p>
-class A 
-  A();
-  A(const A&amp;);   // private copy ctor
-A makeA(void);
-void foo(const A&amp;);
-void bar(void)
-  foo(A());       // error, copy ctor is not accessible
-  foo(makeA());   // error, copy ctor is not accessible
-  A a1;
-  foo(a1);        // OK, a1 is a lvalue
-<p>Starting with GCC 3.4.0, binding an rvalue to a const reference requires
-an accessible copy constructor. This might be surprising at first sight, 
-especially since most popular compilers do not correctly implement this 
-<p>The C++ Standard says that a temporary object should be created in 
-this context and its contents filled with a copy of the object we are 
-trying to bind to the reference; it also says that the temporary copy 
-can be elided, but the semantic constraints (eg. accessibility) of the 
-copy constructor still have to be checked.</p>
-<p>For further information, you can consult the following paragraphs of
-the C++ standard: [dcl.init.ref]/5, bullet 2, sub-bullet 1, and
-<p>Starting with GCC 4.3.0, GCC no longer gives an error for this
-case.  This change is based on the
-<a href="">intent
-of the C++ language committee</a>.  As of 2010-05-28, the final
-proposed draft of the C++0x standard permits this code without error.</p>
 <h3 id="upgrading">Common problems when upgrading the compiler</h3>


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 htdocs/bugs/index.html | 50 --------------------------------------------------
 1 file changed, 50 deletions(-)


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