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nlohmann::byte_container_with_subtype

template<typename BinaryType>
class byte_container_with_subtype : public BinaryType;

This type extends the template parameter BinaryType provided to basic_json with a subtype used by BSON and MessagePack. This type exists so that the user does not have to specify a type themselves with a specific naming scheme in order to override the binary type.

Template parameters

BinaryType
container to store bytes (std::vector<std::uint8_t> by default)

Member types

  • container_type - the type of the underlying container (BinaryType)
  • subtype_type - the type of the subtype (std::uint64_t)

Member functions

Version history

  • Added in version 3.8.0.
  • Changed type of subtypes to std::uint64_t in 3.10.0.

Last update: May 1, 2022
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