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switch attribute

The switch keyword selects the discriminant for an encapsulated_union.


switch (switch-type switch-name)

Parameters

switch-type

Specifies an int, char, enum type, or an identifier that resolves to one of these types.

switch-name

Specifies the name of the variable of type switch-type that acts as the union discriminant.

Examples

typedef union _S1_TYPE switch (long l1) U1_TYPE 
{ 
    case 1024: 
        float f1; 
    case 2048: 
        double d2; 
} S1_TYPE; 
 
/* in generated header file */ 
typedef struct _S1_TYPE 
{ 
    long l1; 
    union 
    { 
        float f1; 
        double d2; 
    } U1_TYPE; 
} S1_TYPE;

See also

Interface Definition (IDL) File
Nonencapsulated Unions
switch_is
switch_type
union

 

 

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