decltype is buggy in VS 2012 - by FitzyDog

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ID 775434 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 2
Opened 12/29/2012 12:55:33 PM
Access Restriction Public



 Try to use decltype on the address of a function template specialization and it will fail.  

It should work.

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Posted by ildjarn on 5/14/2015 at 3:05 AM
This issue appears to be fixed in VC++ 2015 RC (compiler version 19.00.22816).
Posted by ildjarn on 1/4/2015 at 3:42 PM
This issue is still present in VC++ 2013 Update 4.
Posted by Microsoft on 1/25/2013 at 6:00 PM
Hi FitzyDog,

We are aware of the issues surrounding decltype. We have decided not to address this specific issue at this time, but we will triage this bug again for a future release.

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Karl Niu
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Posted by Microsoft on 12/30/2012 at 10:54 PM
Thank you for submitting feedback on Visual Studio and .NET Framework. Your issue has been routed to the appropriate VS development team for investigation. We will contact you if we require any additional information.
Posted by Microsoft on 12/29/2012 at 1:50 PM
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