std::async does not work properly with movable types - by mgbowen

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ID 800833 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 9/15/2013 2:45:06 PM
Access Restriction Public


Attempting to use std::async with move-only types (e.g. std::unique_ptr) results in a compilation error about attempting to use the copy constructor of that move-only type, even when wrapping the instance of that type with std::move. Both GCC and LLVM/clang compile the attached sample correctly.
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/18/2013 at 5:06 PM

Thanks for reporting this bug. I've resolved it as a duplicate of , which is on our list to fix in the next major version of VC after 2013.

Stephan T. Lavavej
Senior Developer - Visual C++ Libraries
Posted by Microsoft on 9/16/2013 at 4:38 AM
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Posted by Microsoft on 9/15/2013 at 2:53 PM
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