Variadic templates – The sizeof… operator

The implementation of variadic templates includes a sizeof… operator that returns the number of template arguments in the parameter pack.

template<typename... Args> class Test
{
public:
  size_t GetTCount()
  {
    return sizeof...(Args);
  }
};

// . . .

Test<int> data;
size_t args = data.GetTCount(); //1

Test<int, int, char*> data2;
args = data2.GetTCount(); //3

Test<int, float> data3;
args = data3.GetTCount(); //2

It’s really more of a count-of here but I guess they chose to reuse an existing operator that’s familiar to C++ developers.

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