Compiler workarounds

This page tracks the workarounds for the various compiler issues that we encountered in the development. This is mostly of interest for developers interested in contributing to xtensor-python.

GCC and std::allocator<long long>

GCC sometimes fails to automatically instantiate the std::allocator class template for the types long long and unsigned long long. Those allocators are thus explicitly instantiated in the dummy function void long_long_allocator() in the file py_container.hpp.