template inheritance & this->

Andrew Pinski pinskia@physics.uc.edu
Tue Feb 1 15:57:00 GMT 2005


On Feb 1, 2005, at 10:46 AM, Grigorio V. Moshkin wrote:

> Hi!
> Are the comments fully correct? I.e. ISO C++ really denies that,
> and that's the only reason because gcc 3.4.x doesn't compile that?
> (gcc 3.3.3 does).

Read the release notes for 3.4.x.  It says the code is invalid C++.
Basically namelookup rules in templates are special in that the normal
rules apply for non-dependent names but it is applied twice to dependent
names (this is a very over-simplification because there are other rules
which cause the rule to apply only once).

-- Pinski



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