Subject: Re: [boost] [C++0x] Emulation of scoped enums
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-05 17:11:29
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 12:44 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Phil Endecott
>> - How about avoiding the _START/_END stuff with e.g.
>> BOOST_SCOPED_ENUM_DECL(algae, green,red,cyan);
>> (I had been under the impression that varargs macros were a gcc-ism, but
>> I've recently discovered that they're in c99; do non-gcc C++ compilers
>> generally allow them? I don't think we can get away with allowing only
>> up-to-N elements in this case.)
> Hum... I hadn't considered varargs macros. If I even knew they existed:-)
> Let me try that on some non-gcc compilers. I'll report back.
It looks like Microsoft 2005 and later and at least some others
support varargs macros, so I'm investigating further.
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