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David Given wrote:
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
And we'll probably fix this

Here is the fix:

I find myself using something I've dubbed the 'normalise' operator quite a lot in C and C++ --- !!.

bool convert_to_bool(int i)
    return !!i; // equivalent to (i ? true : false)

Yes, I know it's just two boolean nots one after the other, but it's sufficiently useful and IMO sufficiently atomic that it's worth thinking of as a primitive operation.

Hopefully your compiler won't optimize that out, and it's not
actually atomic in the sense that it's thread safe :-)

Does the more verbose but clear (i ? true : false) generate better
or worse code in terms of speed or size?