[cfe-dev] Dynamic / Last Resort Lookup

Argyrios Kyrtzidis kyrtzidis at apple.com
Thu Feb 3 09:11:27 PST 2011

On Feb 3, 2011, at 2:45 AM, Axel Naumann wrote:

> 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?

It's fine by me as it is.

> The others can still be added to
> DynamicLookup later, by whoever needs it.

Sounds good!

> Cheers, Axel.
> _______________________________________________
> cfe-dev mailing list
> cfe-dev at cs.uiuc.edu
> http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/mailman/listinfo/cfe-dev

More information about the cfe-dev mailing list