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Re: [Tooling] [ std::embed ] Getting Data into C++ at Build Time

From: Titus Winters <titus_at_[hidden]>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 08:17:52 -0400
JeanHeyd - I'd definitely like to have such a facility provided in the
language. There are times when embedding a chunk of data in the binary is
really the best option, and my experience matches what you present in the
paper - it's pretty rotten to do that currently (much less do that portably
/ easily). Thanks for sharing.

On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 7:47 PM ThePhD <phdofthehouse_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Dear SG15,
> Titus Winters at C++Now invited people to join the SG15 mailing list
> (which I didn't actually know existed!) and share their ideas. I wrote a
> paper about getting resource data from files into C++ in a cross-platform,
> compile-time way, under the name "std::embed" --
> http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2018/p1040r0.html.
> I expect the paper to be changed quite a bit as I go to my first C++
> Meeting in Rapperswil, but before I do I would like to submit the paper
> here. It seems like something that would be of benefit to this Study Group,
> as it can replace many build steps currently used today to handle the same
> sort of issue.
> If anyone could give me feedback about the paper, what it might meant
> to them, or if it even is something that truly concerns Tooling, I would
> greatly appreciate it!
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Received on 2018-05-14 14:18:09