[PATCH wayland] Add "enum" attribute to "arg" elements

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 23:44:12 PDT 2015

On Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:44:50 -0700
Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 04/22/2015 11:38 PM, Pekka Paalanen wrote:
> > Given this and that they must not affect codegen, what are the remaining
> > differences between enums and bitfields? Enum can be an int, but a
> > bitfield cannot? Is it worth to have the distinction in the language at
> > all?
> The distinction is that in a bitfield A|B is valid value to pass, but 
> that is not a valid value to pass for an enumeration. Bindings really 
> want this information.

If you say that, you again imply that the annotation must affect
codegen (the generated API). The question explicitly assumed it must not
affect codegen.


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