Re: alias this and initialisation

2020-05-25 Thread lalit.singhh via Digitalmars-d-learn
On Monday, 25 May 2020 at 01:35:47 UTC, Danni Coy wrote: can anybody tell me why struct S { int x; alias x this; } void test() { S s; s = 8; // this works S s = 8 // but this does not? }

Re: alias this and initialisation

2020-05-25 Thread Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-learn
On Monday, 25 May 2020 at 01:35:47 UTC, Danni Coy wrote: s = 8; // this works S s = 8 // but this does not? } alias this only applies if you already have an object. Construction is too soon. You can add a constructor to make that work though.

Re: alias this and initialisation

2020-05-25 Thread Ali Çehreli via Digitalmars-d-learn
On 5/24/20 6:35 PM, Danni Coy wrote:> can anybody tell me why > > struct S > { > int x; > alias x this; > } > > void test() > { > S s; > s = 8; // this works > S s = 8 // but this does not? > } alias this is for implicit conversion, which requires an object to convert