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2023-01-15


1324. Value initialization and defaulted constructors

Section: 9.4  [dcl.init]     Status: CD3     Submitter: Daniel Krügler     Date: 2011-05-22

[Voted into the WP at the February, 2012 meeting; moved to DR at the October, 2012 meeting.]

One would expect that an example like

  struct B {
   B(const B&) = default;
  };

  B b{};

would invoke value-initialization, but (because it does not have a default constructor), the logic ladder of 9.4.5 [dcl.init.list] paragraph 3 makes it aggregate initialization instead:

Proposed resolution (August, 2011):

This issue is resolved by the resolution of issue 1301.