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std::is_lvalue_reference

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Defined in header <type_traits>
template< class T >
struct is_lvalue_reference;
(since C++11)

Checks whether T is a lvalue reference type. Provides the member constant value which is equal to true, if T is a lvalue reference type. Otherwise, value is equal to false.

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[edit] Template parameters

T - a type to check

Inherited from std::integral_constant

Member constants

value
[static]
true if T is an lvalue reference type , false otherwise
(public static member constant)

Member functions

operator bool
converts the object to bool, returns value
(public member function)

Member types

Type Definition
value_type bool
type std::integral_constant<bool, value>

[edit] Possible implementation

template<class T> struct is_lvalue_reference     : std::false_type {};
template<class T> struct is_lvalue_reference<T&> : std::true_type {};

[edit] Example

#include <iostream>
#include <type_traits>
 
class A {};
 
int main() 
{
    std::cout << std::boolalpha;
    std::cout << std::is_lvalue_reference<A>::value << '\n';
    std::cout << std::is_lvalue_reference<A&>::value << '\n';
    std::cout << std::is_lvalue_reference<A&&>::value << '\n';
    std::cout << std::is_lvalue_reference<int>::value << '\n';
    std::cout << std::is_lvalue_reference<int&>::value << '\n';
    std::cout << std::is_lvalue_reference<int&&>::value << '\n';
}

Output:

false
true
false
false
true
false

[edit] See also

checks if a type is either lvalue reference or rvalue reference
(class template) [edit]
checks if a type is rvalue reference
(class template) [edit]