Re: [Cbor] building "enum" from CDDL map keys

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Tue, 16 March 2021 22:40 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Cbor] building "enum" from CDDL map keys
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Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org> wrote:
    > On 2021-03-14, at 22:08, Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >> enum whack_message_keys {
    >> WHACK_STATUS = 1,
    >> WHACK_SHUTDOWN=2,
    >> WHACK_OPTIONS =3,
    >> WHACK_CONNECTION=4
    >> ...
    >> };

    > cddlc 0.0.2 can do this:

    > $ cddlc -tenum test-data/whack.cddl
    > enum whack_message_keys {

Very cool.
This reveals that my choices for sub-table names was poor, but that's my fault.

    > This is a banana version (it is intended to ripen after shipping), but
    > it seems to work for me.

I'll dig into it the source and see what I need to get the equivalent Rust output, which
is probably the major point of using CDDL.

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