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digitalmars.D.bugs - [Issue 2329] New: Misleading error message in overload resolution

http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2329

           Summary: Misleading error message in overload resolution
           Product: D
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: DMD
        AssignedTo: bugzilla digitalmars.com
        ReportedBy: andrei metalanguage.com


import std.date, std.conv;

void main()
{
    string s = "123";
    auto a = parse!(uint)(s);
}

Compilation fails with:

/path/to/phobos/std/conv.d(677): template std.conv.parse(Target) is not a
function template

The error disappears when std.date leaves the picture. The fact that the call
is in error may be a distinct problem with overload resolution. Anyhow, I'm
posting this because the error message gives no clue about the conflicting name
introduced by std.date.


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Sep 02 2008