Question about ubyte x overflow, any safe way?

Patrick Schluter Patrick.Schluter at
Mon Aug 5 19:32:49 UTC 2019

On Monday, 5 August 2019 at 18:21:36 UTC, matheus wrote:
> On Monday, 5 August 2019 at 01:41:06 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote:
>> ...
>> Two examples with foreach and ranges. The 'ubyte.max + 1' 
>> expression is int. The compiler casts to ubyte (because we 
>> typed ubyte) in the foreach and we cast to ubyte in the range:
>> ...
> Maybe it was a bad example of my part (Using for), and indeed 
> using foreach would solve that specific issue, but what I'm 
> really looking for if there is a flag or a way to check for 
> overflow when assigning some variable.
> ubyte u = 260;  // Here should be given some warning or throw 
> exception.
> It's ubyte, but it could be any other data type.

Yes, no question. It's checkedint that you should use. It was 
written exactly for that purpose.

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