char/ubyte compile error
Jacob Carlborg via digitalmars-d-ldc
digitalmars-d-ldc at puremagic.com
Thu Jul 13 02:51:00 PDT 2017
On 2017-07-12 23:14, Damien Gibson wrote:
> Hi all. As I'm sure you all know documentation is hit and miss for if it
> exists or is good with DLang (And compilers) and this issue i'm not
> totally sure if either or at this point.
> C++ cooperation with dlls made in dmd was pretty nonexistant from all my
> previous attempts and LDC works fine.
> However in the case of what i'm currently making it requires the use of
> a byte array (0-255) and i've tried either char or ubyte and on
> either of them the compiler always returned this error:
> 'Error: Internal Compiler Error: unsupported type char'
> a direct method of reproducing this is:
> 1) Make a shared library(dll).
> 2) Generate in some code file - Module Name,
> use above type as return or param;
> 3) Compile.
> I haven't had any luck finding documentation as to why this may be or
> what it extends to if it isnt just arrays of those types nor do I have
> any luck finding alternative methods to accomplish the same tasks those
> 2 known types are required for.
> What I would like help for basicly is just to find out if maybe there is
> limited usage in there and what alternative approach someone else may
> have to the arrays. Thanks.
Perhaps you can declare a struct that contains a pointer and the length
of the array. This is the internal representation of an array in D .
The struct would look like:
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