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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-08 12:02:18

> FWIW, the correct specialization gets instantiated and compiled. It is >
actually a name mangling problem. With vc6 name mangling the template
> arguments are not part of the mangled name. As a result the linker can not
> differentiate between foo<int>() and foo<double>().
Thanks, I did not know this.

> The usual workaround is
> to do something like this.
> template <class T>
> void
> foo(T* = 0) {}
I use to do either like this or use class specialization.

> --Thomas

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