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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 1997] New: Better type inference for templated types

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           Summary: Better type inference for templated types
           Product: D
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: enhancement
          Priority: P2
         Component: DMD
        AssignedTo: bugzilla digitalmars.com
        ReportedBy: simen.kjaras gmail.com


In the following code, a shortcoming of current type inference is pointed out:

struct foo(T)
{
  T data;

  static foo!(T) opCall(T t)
  {
    foo!(T) result;
    result.data = t;
    return result;
  }
}

auto f = foo(4);

The line with 'f = foo(4)' gives a template instantiation error, while it
should be possible for the compiler to infer the template parameters from the
call.

auto g = foo!(int)(4);

This works, but is nowhere near as pretty.


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Apr 15 2008
parent d-bugmail puremagic.com writes:
http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1997


Jesse Phillips <Jesse.K.Phillips+D gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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                 CC|                            |Jesse.K.Phillips+D gmail.co
                   |                            |m
            Version|unspecified                 |2.041


--- Comment #1 from Jesse Phillips <Jesse.K.Phillips+D gmail.com> 2010-03-10
08:46:35 PST ---
DMD includes private methods when it tries to match for type inference even
though the private function is not available.

.\test.d(10): Error: template bar.Bar(T) does not match any function template
declaration
.\test.d(10): Error: template bar.Bar(T) cannot deduce template function from
argument types !()(void delegate())

------------------
module bar;

import foo;

void Bar(T)(void delegate(T) call) {
}

void main() {
   auto foo = new Foo();
   Bar(&foo.fish);
}

------------------
module foo;

class Foo {
   private void fish() {
   }
   public void fish(string color) {
   }
}

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