[cfe-dev] Dynamic / Last Resort Lookup

Axel Naumann Axel.Naumann at cern.ch
Thu Feb 3 02:45:31 PST 2011

Hi Argyrios,

Argyrios Kyrtzidis wrote on 02/02/2011 07:17 PM:
>> Attached patch creates a last resort, dynamic lookup: if that hook
>> (implemented by an abstract interface) has been provided, it will get
>> its chance to look up a symbol but only if all the other language
>> foreseen lookups have failed (i.e. with lowest precedence).
> This can have other uses as well, e.g. resolving names even if the header is missing.
> This currently will only work for id-expressions, I'm assuming you are planning to handle failed namespace lookups, typename lookups, etc. ?

Err, we don't have a use case for those (yet). Does that mean unless we
implement namespace, typename etc you don't want to see the patch in? Or
is it okay with you as is? The others can still be added to
DynamicLookup later, by whoever needs it.

Cheers, Axel.

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