... and once you have the FieldDescriptor, you can call hasDefaultValue and
getDefaultValue to fill in values for unset fields with defaults.


On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 8:06 PM, Kenton Varda <ken...@google.com> wrote:

> The descriptor itself contains a list of all of the defined fields for the
> type.  E.g.:
>   const Descriptor* type = message->GetDescriptor();
>   for (int i = 0; i < type->field_count(); i++) {
>     const FieldDescriptor* field = type->field(i);
>     // handle field
>   }
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Joe <ven...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm using the TextFormat provided by protocol buffers to read in and
>> print out messages in ... text format.  I have a lot of optional
>> fields with defaults in my .proto file.  When I do a
>> TextFormat::Print, only set values are printed.  I'd like
>> TextFormat::Print to also print unset values.  Am I crazy?
>> I tried to figure out a way to do this using the reflection API, but
>> it seems to only provide a way to list the set fields of a message.
>> Is there any other way to do this?
> >

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