What's wrong with this template function?
jckj33 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 04:13:13 UTC 2019
On Thursday, 3 January 2019 at 21:41:44 UTC, Neia Neutuladh wrote:
> On Thu, 03 Jan 2019 20:34:17 +0000, Machine Code wrote:
>> Thank you very much, Ali. So the issue was basically I can't
>> return from a static foreach() loop right?
> The static foreach is done at compile time and the return is
> done at runtime.
> After the template is expanded, your code ends up looking like:
> Color first()
> return Color.red;
> return Color.blue;
> return Color.green;
> static assert(false);
> And that doesn't compile, because there's a static assert there
> that fails. It's not at any line of code that would execute at
> runtime, but the compiler doesn't care about that.
Thank you for the clarification :)
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