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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 12578] New: Allow local function overloading


          Issue ID: 12578
           Summary: Allow local function overloading
           Product: D
           Version: D2
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P1
         Component: DMD
          Assignee: nobody puremagic.com
          Reporter: monarchdodra gmail.com

From the conversation:
http://forum.dlang.org/thread/gxzqflbxjmlewdsfwykt forum.dlang.org Basically, this fails: //---- void main() { void foo(); void foo(int); } //---- Error: declaration foo is already defined //---- I *think* this is according to spec? However, I find this behavior unrational, since you can get it to work with a simple wrap: //---- void main() { static struct S { static void foo(); static void foo(int); } alias foo = S.foo; } //---- Fine! No problem! //---- Given that the second example compiles, I think the D language should allow local function overloading. ... Or, if the issue is one of scope/context/forwardreferences (?) to at least allow overloading of static local functions, eg: //---- void main() { static void foo(); static void foo(int); } //---- --
Apr 14 2014