[odb-users] raw pointer to application's global array

MM finjulhich at gmail.com
Thu May 29 07:40:25 EDT 2014

On 29 May 2014 12:23, Boris Kolpackov <boris at codesynthesis.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> MM <finjulhich at gmail.com> writes:
> > object actually has a couple of other members, 1 of which is
> > std::string code
> >
> > The combination (foo_, code) is the unique identifier.
> >
> > Is it possible, non-intrusively, to have a auto-generated id?
> ODB only supports auto-generated ids for integers (by using the
> corresponding underlying database's functionality). One way to
> achieve the same for a string would be to generate UUIDs on the
> application side. For example, you could use the Boost.Uuid
> library. In that case it might even make sense to use
> boost::uuids::uuid type instead of std::string (Section 23.6 in
> the ODB manual).
> Boris
Ok, but can I have a virtual member integer that stands for auto generated
If not, I'll just add a integer (std::uintx_t) as a member of that struct,
and use that as the auto id.


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