Subject: Re: [boost] enum / string translation
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-27 14:11:46
Zachary Turner wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 9:54 AM, Stewart,
> Robert<Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Fatih wrote:
> >> I'm very interesting in this problem ,I think it's very hard
> >> to implement
> >> the string to enum translation at compile time, I have no
> >> ideas about it,
> >> wish you can work it out.
> > It is not difficult, though it requires registering the
> > string against the value in a map during runtime
> > initialization. (We use a library initialization mechanism,
> > called from main(), to trigger such initialization.)
> Well that's of course not a compile time solution though if it
> requires runtime initialization.
Quite right. I didn't notice that Fatih wrote "compile time."
User-defined literals might be of use, but then only in C++1x.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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