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Subject: Re: [boost] [scope_exit] C++11 freely uses typename (on MSVC10?)
From: lcaminiti (lorcaminiti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-02 16:04:26

Nelson, Erik - 2 wrote
> Lcaminiti wrote on Monday, April 02, 2012 1:53 PM
>> For example, is the following supposed to compile on MSVC10?
>> #include <boost/mpl/identity.hpp>
>> int main() {
>> typedef typename boost::mpl::identity<int>::type t;
>> t i = 0;
>> return i;
>> }
> This code does not compile on my copy of MSVC10.
> -->error C2899: typename cannot be used outside a template declaration

Thanks. Is anyone positive about what the C++11 standard says in this case?
This code compiles on my GCC 4.5.3 with -std=c++0x... who's right MSVC or

Thanks a lot.

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