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      typename Sequence
    , typename Key
struct order
    typedef unspecified type;


Returns a unique unsigned Integral Constant associated with the key Key in Sequence.


#include <boost/mpl/order.hpp>

Model of

Tag Dispatched Metafunction


Parameter Requirement Description
Sequence Associative Sequence A sequence to query.
Key Any type The queried key.

Expression semantics

For any Associative Sequence s, and arbitrary type key:

typedef order<s,key>::type n;
Return type:Unsigned Integral Constant.
Semantics:If has_key<s,key>::value == true, n is a unique unsigned Integral Constant associated with key in s; otherwise, n is identical to void_.


Amortized constant time.


typedef map< pair<int,unsigned>, pair<char,long> > m;

BOOST_MPL_ASSERT_NOT(( is_same< order<m,int>::type, void_ > ));
BOOST_MPL_ASSERT(( is_same< order<m,long>::type,void_ > ));

See also

Associative Sequence, has_key, count, map