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Using BoostC version 6.85 should I be able to initialize the following structure?

 

const struct {
unsigned char NAME[4];
unsigned char DAYS;
} MONTH[13] =  {
	"   ", 29, 
	"Jan", 31,
	"Feb", 28,
	"Mar", 31,
	"Apr", 30,
	"May", 31,
	"Jun", 30,
	"Jul", 31,
	"Aug", 31,
	"Sep", 30,
	"Oct", 31,
	"Nov", 30,
	"Dec", 31
};

 

The above approach results in "error: can't assign string to 'struct' variable."

 

Help or pointers will be appreciated.

 

Thank you,

Carl Petito

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Complex initialisation like you use is not supported in current BoostC release. We plan to add support for it in the coming release. Meanwhile the workaround is to initialise variables outside of declaration like:

 

...
strcpy( MONTH[1].NAME, "Jan" );
MONTH[1].DAYS = 31;
...

 

Regards,

Pavel

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