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From: "Giovanni Bajo" <>
Subject: Re: c++/4337: [2003-01-01]c++ ignores cast operator
Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 00:46:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

The following reply was made to PR c++/4337; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Giovanni Bajo" <>
To: "Bogdanov, Serge" <>,
Subject: Re: c++/4337: [2003-01-01]c++ ignores cast operator
Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 02:36:09 +0200

 Bogdanov, Serge <> wrote:
 >       The latest analysis by Giovanni solves one mystery, but there is
 > another one in the same bug report: if the cast operator is removed,
 > compiler produces warnings.
 >>>> g++ -o a a.cpp
 > a.cpp: In function `int main()':
 > a.cpp:27: warning: choosing `A2::operator A1()' over `A1::A1(const A&)'
 > a.cpp:27: warning:   for conversion from `A2' to `A1'
 > a.cpp:27: warning:   because conversion sequence for the argument is
 And what would the problem be? If you remove the cast operator, you end up
 with "a2 = a1" which obviously selects the cast operator. The compiler is
 just warning you about the possible ambiguity, but it's choosing the right
 Giovanni Bajo

             reply	other threads:[~2003-05-14  0:46 UTC|newest]

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2003-05-14  0:46 Giovanni Bajo [this message]
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2003-05-13 21:19 Bogdanov, Serge
2003-05-05  1:14 giovannibajo

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