Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d
digitalmars-d at puremagic.com
Sun Nov 29 23:45:57 PST 2015
On 11/29/2015 8:31 PM, deadalnix wrote:
> On Sunday, 29 November 2015 at 18:29:14 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
>> On 11/28/2015 8:40 PM, Manu via Digitalmars-d wrote:
>>> The trouble mostly appears in this situation:
>>> extern(C++, NS) struct X;
>>> extern(C++, NS) struct Y;
>>> import file1, file2;
>>> X x; // nope
>>> Y y; // nope
>>> NS.X x; // NS has multiple definitions...
>>> NS.Y y; // NS has multiple definitions...
>> file1.NS.X x;
>> file2.NS.Y y;
> Why not produce something similar to an overload set for C++ namespace ? An
> error needs to be issued only if X or Y is duplicated, otherwise, this is fine.
Because I'd rather have symbol table lookups done in a consistent manner, rather
than special casing it everywhere. The above behavior is completely consistent
with how everything else works, because it uses the exact same code.
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