[llvm-dev] typedef or using in C++ code
Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Sep 7 18:24:05 PDT 2016
> On Sep 7, 2016, at 5:46 PM, Piotr Padlewski <piotr.padlewski at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2016-09-07 17:40 GMT-07:00 Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org <mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>>:
> > On Sep 7, 2016, at 4:50 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org <mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 07, 2016 at 04:30:01PM -0700, Eugene Zelenko via llvm-dev wrote:
> >> What should be used for type declarations: typedef or using? typedef
> >> is there because of historical reasons, but LLVM code based is C++11
> >> now.
> >> LLVM Coding Standards are not clear on this matter.
> > Can you give some context for the situation you wonder about? They are
> > both valid in some situation.
> Are there cases were typedef is (technically) preferable (or needed) compared to using?
> You cant write
The question is the opposite: what are the cases where *typedef* is preferable to using?
(I don’t know any, that’s why I ask.)
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