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syntax for initializing constants in a constructor

Posted on 2002-04-18
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I was having trouble initialing constant data
members of a class.
class class1{
const int standby;
const int shutdown;
};

class1::class1(){
standby = 0;
shutdown = 1;
}
It doesn't allow this, which makes sense since they are constants.
but since I cant do:
class class1{
const int standby = 0;
const int shutdown = 1;
};
What syntax is needed?

I'm not using #defines because I'm integrating
my code with other code which may use these names already.



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class1::class1() : standby ( 0), shutdown ( 1) {};
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