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Class stl_type_index

boost::typeindex::stl_type_index

Synopsis

// In header: <boost/type_index/stl_type_index.hpp>


class stl_type_index : public boost::typeindex::type_index_facade< stl_type_index, std::type_info >
{
public:
  // types
  typedef std::type_info type_info_t;

  // construct/copy/destruct
  stl_type_index() noexcept;
  stl_type_index(const type_info_t &) noexcept;

  // public member functions
  const type_info_t & type_info() const noexcept;
  const char * raw_name() const noexcept;
  const char * name() const noexcept;
  std::string pretty_name() const;
  std::size_t hash_code() const noexcept;
  bool equal(const stl_type_index &) const noexcept;
  bool before(const stl_type_index &) const noexcept;

  // public static functions
  template<typename T> static stl_type_index type_id() noexcept;
  template<typename T> static stl_type_index type_id_with_cvr() noexcept;
  template<typename T> 
    static stl_type_index type_id_runtime(const T &) noexcept;
};

Description

This class is a wrapper around std::type_info, that workarounds issues and provides much more rich interface. For description of functions see type_index_facade.

This class requires typeid() to work. For cases when RTTI is disabled see ctti_type_index.

stl_type_index public construct/copy/destruct

  1. stl_type_index() noexcept;
  2. stl_type_index(const type_info_t & data) noexcept;

stl_type_index public member functions

  1. const type_info_t & type_info() const noexcept;
  2. const char * raw_name() const noexcept;
  3. const char * name() const noexcept;
  4. std::string pretty_name() const;
  5. std::size_t hash_code() const noexcept;
  6. bool equal(const stl_type_index & rhs) const noexcept;
  7. bool before(const stl_type_index & rhs) const noexcept;

stl_type_index public static functions

  1. template<typename T> static stl_type_index type_id() noexcept;
  2. template<typename T> static stl_type_index type_id_with_cvr() noexcept;
  3. template<typename T> 
      static stl_type_index type_id_runtime(const T & value) noexcept;

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