egcs support for local classes as template arguments

Alexandre Oliva oliva@dcc.unicamp.br
Wed Dec 17 12:28:00 GMT 1997


Don Waugaman writes:

> tst.cc: In function `int main(int, char **)':
> tst.cc:18: type `main(int, char **)::Test' composed from a local class is not a valid template-argument

The Nov'97 C++ DWP says that a local class cannot be used as a
template argument.  g++/egcs could do that as an extension, as I
myself find that quite useful, but you shouldn't depend on that.

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Alexandre Oliva
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