Feature Request: Hashed Based Assertion

tcak via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Thu Nov 26 03:24:35 PST 2015

On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 11:18:19 UTC, Andrea Fontana 
> On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 11:14:54 UTC, tcak wrote:
>> On Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 11:12:07 UTC, tcak wrote:
>>> I brought this topic in "Learn" a while ago, but I want to 
>>> talk about it again.
>>> [...]
>> One applicable solution: __traits( hashOf, 
>> apiFunctionName/structName/variableName/className )
> Can't you calculate hash of involved files at compile time?

One file can consist of many API functions. If there are 50 
functions in it, and only 1 of them has been modified, whole hash 
will change. Compiler cannot tell which API has been changed 
then. Purpose is to decrease the burden on programmer, and put it 
onto compiler.

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