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2112. new auto{x}

Section:  []     Status: CD5     Submitter: Richard Smith     Date: 2015-04-03

[Adopted at the February, 2017 meeting as part of paper P0620R0.]

According to [] paragraph 2,

If a placeholder type ( []) appears in the type-specifier-seq of a new-type-id or type-id of a new-expression, the new-expression shall contain a new-initializer of the form

Now that auto v{x}; is permitted, this restriction on new-expressions should be revised to allow a single-element braced-init-list as well.