class/function w same name

Posted on 2000-05-16
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
Quick n easy, I hope
I have defined a class
class module{

and an object of that class:
module firstlatt;

I have defined a function with the same name:
void firstlatt(void){}

and I want to make the 'method' pointer point to this function.

What is the correct syntax for assigning the pointer?

Thank you
Question by:glebspy
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Accepted Solution

abancroft earned 30 total points
ID: 2814627
You can't do have the variable & function of the same name in scope of each other. You'll have to either use different names or use namespaces

e.g. (renaming)
class module {
public:  // <--- NEW
   void(*method)(void) ;

void firstlatt(void){}

module mFirstLatt; // <-- NEW NAME

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
  mFirstLatt.method = firstlatt;

  return 0;

e.g. (namespaces)
class module {
public:  // <--- NEW
   void(*method)(void) ;

namespace module_funcs {
void firstlatt(void){}

module firstlatt; // <-- NEW NAME

int main(int argc, char* argv[])
      firstlatt.method = module_funcs::firstlatt;

      return 0;

Author Comment

ID: 2814678
Thanks abancroft

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