question about complining

Matt Rogers mattr at
Wed Apr 12 14:17:04 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 12 April 2006 02:16, Andras Mantia wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 April 2006 08:07, Tim Harper wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I have a question about something that I've been running into for a
> > while when complining source code, that has baffled me.  Quite often,
> > I'll try and compile something and I get errors about "extra
> > qualification" in header files, like the errors from todays checkout
> > in SVN (see the bottom of this message)
> >
> > I've gotten them a lot of times, with many different projects.  More
> > seemingly lately.  Is this because I have an uncompatible version of
> > a compiler?  It's happened in Fedora Core 4 and Suse 10.1.
> >
> > I was able to get today's kdevelop 3.4 branch to compile, but after
> > removing all of the extra "qualifiers" in the class definition in
> > each offending header file.
> >
> > Does anyone know why this is happening?  What do I need to change?
> > The code compiles just fine without these extra qualifiers, why are
> > they in there?
> Most probably because of some tool automatically inserted there when the
> classes were created or the developer is not aware that starting from
> g++ 4.1 (it is in SUSE 10.1 and I believe also in FC5) they are an
> error. Earlier g++ versions accepted it. So the solution is to remove
> those extra qualifiers and send the patch to the kdevelop list (or
> here) and someone will apply it. ;-)

Sending to the kdevelop list would be like throwing it into a blackhole. 
Sending it to the kdevelop-devel mailing list is always the preferred place.

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