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Class object.TypeInfo

Runtime type information about a type. Can be retrieved for any type using a TypeidExpression.

class TypeInfo ;


flags[get] uintGet flags for type: 1 means GC should scan for pointers, 2 means arg of this type is passed in SIMD register(s) if available
next[get] inout(TypeInfo)Get TypeInfo for 'next' type, as defined by what kind of type this is, null if none.
rtInfo[get] immutable(void)*Return info used by the garbage collector to do precise collection.
talign[get] ulongReturn alignment of type
tsize[get] ulongReturns size of the type.


argTypes Return internal info on arguments fitting into 8byte. See X86-64 ABI 3.2.3
compare Compares two instances for <, ==, or >.
destroy Run the destructor on the object and all its sub-objects
equals Compares two instances for equality.
getHash Computes a hash of the instance of a type.
initializer Return default initializer. If the type should be initialized to all zeros, an array with a null ptr and a length equal to the type size will be returned. For static arrays, this returns the default initializer for a single element of the array, use tsize to get the correct size.
offTi Get type information on the contents of the type; null if not available
postblit Run the postblit on the object and all its sub-objects
swap Swaps two instances of the type.
factory Create instance of class specified by the fully qualified name classname. The class must either have no constructors or have a default constructor.
opCmp Compare with another Object obj.
opEquals Test whether this is equal to o. The default implementation only compares by identity (using the is operator). Generally, overrides for opEquals should attempt to compare objects by their contents.
toHash Compute hash function for Object.
toString Convert Object to a human readable string.


Walter Bright, Sean Kelly


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