[C++-sig] Pyste: Resolution of order of exports.
nicodemus at globalite.com.br
Tue Jul 8 18:11:38 CEST 2003
Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:
>I was thinking of something along these lines:
> 1. While writing the module section for each class, also add a
> comment that contains all the bases in order (via ClassBases).
> Something like so:
>// bases = [B, C, D]
> 2. I'll then read this 'bases' information when generating _main.cpp
> and then for each base, ensure that the order is such that each of
> the bases or ancestral bases is exported earlier. I'm guessing
> that this should be fairly easy to do and does not seem too bad a
> hack to be considered inelegant. It also eliminates the need to
> generate a separate file. Is there a simpler way or an
> alternative? Thoughts?
I don't know, it seems to much like a "hack" to me. 8/
Let's get together on IRC to discuss this better, like you proposeed.
>BTW, in your code you group the exporters based on the header used and
>then sort the list based on Order. I'm not sure that this approach is
>guaranteed to work all the time since if the base is in another header
>the sorting won't work. However, I might be wrong and if you are sure
>that it will work then we could do that, i.e. write the header info
>and then the 'Order' then do the same thing that you do.
>Will this approach work? What do you folks think?
From your other email, we have a bug here. 8(
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