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2595. "More constrained" for eligible special member functions

Section: 11.4.4  [special]     Status: DRWP     Submitter: Barry Revzin     Date: 2022-06-08

[Accepted as a DR at the November, 2023 meeting.]


  #include <type_traits>

  template<typename T>
  concept Int = std::is_same_v<T, int>;

  template<typename T>
  concept Float = std::is_same_v<T, float>;

  template<typename T>
  struct Foo {
    Foo() requires Int<T> = default; // #1
    Foo() requires Int<T> || Float<T> = default; // #2

Per the wording, #1 is not eligible for Foo<float>, because the constraints are not satisfied. But #2 also is not eligible, because #1 is more constrained than #2. The intent is that #2 is eligible.

Proposed resolution (approved by CWG 2023-06-17):

Change in 11.4.4 [special] paragraph 6 as follows:

An eligible special member function is a special member function for which: