On Saturday, February 24, 2018 03:30:45 psychoticRabbit via Digitalmars-d-
learn wrote:
> On Saturday, 24 February 2018 at 02:54:13 UTC, Jonathan wrote:
> > I am having trouble finding many useful explanations of using
> > template constraints beyond basic usage.
> >
> > I would like to have a template constrant to enforce that a
> >
> > type can be explicitly cast to another type:
> >     void (T)(T t)
> >
> >             if (cast(int) T)//force `cast(int) T` to be possible
> >
> >         {
> >
> >             // Yay I know `t` can be cast to an `int`!
> >
> >     }
> >
> > Is this possible?
>
> import std.traits : isIntegral;
> void testTemplate(T)(T x) if (isIntegral!T)
> {
>      writeln(x, " is an integral. yeah!");
>
> }

That does not do what the OP requested at all. That tests whether T is one
of byte, ubyte, short, ushort, int, uint, long, and ulong, whereas what the
OP wants is to test whether T can be cast to int.

- Jonathan M Davis

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