[erlang-bugs] Does 'ic' (the CORBA IDL compiler) support recursive types?

Zvi <>
Thu Oct 25 00:56:54 CEST 2007


Hi Sebastian,

Which ORB do you use on the non-Erlang side?
I'm currious if Erlang ORB will work with TAO ORB C++ ?

Thanks in advance,
Zvi


Sebastian Egner-2 wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> This is not strictly a bug report, but a question for clarification: Is 
> it correct that the 'ic' IDL compiler does
> not support recursive types? Forward declarations or self-references 
> result in a "syntax error"/"undeclared identifier":
> 
> enum NodeType { Empty, Tuple };
> 
> // union Tree; // doesn't help either
> 
> union Tree switch (NodeType) {
> case NT_Tuple: sequence< Tree > p;
> };
> 
> Can't find the restriction mentioned in the manual.
> 
> Sebastian
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