Python to c++ conversion problem

Jerry Coffin jcoffin at
Wed Mar 23 17:12:16 CET 2005

Akdes Serin wrote:
> I have a code in python like
> if eval('player.moveRoom(SeLinuxMud.Direction.' + x + ')'): #
> function takes Direction enum as a parameter
> When I am trying to write this code in c++
> if (player->moveRoom(s[1])) //s[1] is a string so it outputs an error
> because of not taking enum as a parameter
> How can I change string to enum in c++?

The most obvious way would be to use an std::map of strings and the
enum that's equivalent to each.


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