gcc -Woverloaded-virtual

David Faure faure at kde.org
Wed Nov 21 14:50:05 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 21 November 2007, Matthias Kretz wrote:
> What about "using" statements to silence some warnings where applicable? They 
> don't change anything wrt the resulting code, right? 
Well, they do. The warning says a virtual method is hidden, while adding a "using" statement makes it visible again.
What we're missing is a way to say "yes I wanted to hide this method from the base class"...

> I remember that we had  
> compiler issues with using at some point, do we still support compilers that 
> don't like using?
I don't think we still support them, I have seen a number of "using" clauses being used.

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