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Expose template parameters of endian specific types as class members

Authored by labath on Mar 5 2019, 8:15 AM.



This allows generic code to query these parameters, and is a common
practice in a lot of other template classes. I'm mainly interested in
the ValueType paramemter here, but I've added others for symmetry.

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What's the use case?

The use case is being able to convert from a ulittle32_t (and friends) into an enum class. Since both are strongly typed, I cannot convert between one and the other without an intermediate cast to the basic type (and so, in generic code, I need to know what that type is). You can see it in action in D58976 (just search for value_type).

Bigcheese accepted this revision.Mar 5 2019, 2:52 PM

Ah, I see. This seems fine.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Mar 5 2019, 2:52 PM
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