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Inline functions with VC++ 4.2

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Hi,

I would like to know how to get inline functions to work in VC++.

My header file contains...
int MyFunc( DWORD X );

The CPP source looks like this...
inline int MyFunc( DWORD X )
{
   return X * X;                      
}

Now other CPP files have include the header file with MyFunc decalartion. All the files and header files are part if the project.

When I compile, the compile succeeds, but a link error
Undefined external int __fastcall MyFunc....
is reported.

I am compiling with Maximise Speed, Pentium, __fastcall
settings.

Any suggestions as to how I can get inline functions working?

Thankx in advance,
Mark
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Tommy Hui earned 200 total points
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Yes, you need to have

inline int MyFunc( DWORD X )
{
   return X * X;                      
}

In your header file, NOT your source file.

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Thankx, that works great!
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