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From: John Max Skaller <skaller@m...>
Subject: Re: C++ & Caml: name clash
Ohad Rodeh wrote:
> Hello,
>   First of all, I'd like to thank all the replies for my
> first question.
>   My second problem has to do with a name clash between
> the g++ standard library, and the alloc.h file from Caml.
> It turns out that the function "alloc" is defined by g++
> in file /usr/include/g++-2/stl_alloc.h as:
>         typedef class __default_alloc_template<true,0> alloc
> In caml it is defined in include/alloc.h as:
>         value alloc(mlsize_t, tag_t)
>   This does not allow compiling a file that #includes both
> Caml and g++ header files.

All parts of the C++ library reside in namespace 'std'.
If there is a clash, it is a g++ bug.

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