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From: Marcin Kalicinski (kalita_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-04 17:43:58

> I've been doing battle with VC 7.1 and its "'detail' : ambiguous
> symbol" error messages for a while. The basic problem is that we have
> a file with, essentially, "using namespace boost; using namespace
> boost::spirit;" in it. Since VC 7.1 resolves namespace names a bit
> strangely, these using directives end up being resolved late in the
> compilation process, so they make lookups of names like "detail"
> ambiguous.

Confirmed. I got multiple ambiguous detail errors when compiling my program
on VC 8.0 Beta2 with most recent boost::spirit. Boost 1.32 did not seem to
have that problem though. I solved that in dirty way by extra-qualifying all
places where detail ambiguity error occured in my local copy of boost...
That was also the reason I posted question about 'detail' namespace
conflicts a couple of weeks ago.


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