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C++ abstract method XML comment cannot reference member from forward declaration by Edward D. Brey


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Type: Bug
ID: 777442
Opened: 1/24/2013 1:42:46 PM
Access Restriction: Public
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In C++, when two classes circularly refer to each other, the problem is resolved by putting the reference of at least one of the classes to the other in the C++ file. However, when the reference is from an XML comment on an abstract method, there is no way to make the reference, resulting in warning C4638.
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Posted by Microsoft on 2/12/2013 at 3:15 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 1/24/2013 at 9:27 PM
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Posted by Microsoft on 1/24/2013 at 1:51 PM
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