Why doesn't to!MyEnumType(42) work
rtcvb32 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 16 15:21:01 PDT 2012
On Monday, 16 July 2012 at 21:59:17 UTC, Tommi wrote:
> On Monday, 16 July 2012 at 20:22:12 UTC, Era Scarecrow wrote:
>> MyEnumType y = cast(MyEnumType) 42; //Error: wtf is 42 anyways?
> Like the previous fellow said, it's not an error.
I had the impression it was illegal by the compiler; Logically
forcing an enum to an invalid state is probably undefined and
unstable (but casting with compile-time constant that's provably
correct would be different). Also I've never tried force casting
the enums, so.. Hmmm...
I suppose 'use at your own risk' applies here.
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