Re: inhibit compiler warning C4624 for a class hierarchy
Ben Voigt wrote:
"Igor Tandetnik" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
"Ben Voigt" <email@example.com> wrote in message
f(1); // calls Y::f(double)
So it does now, without any new keyword.
I rather thought that Y::f(double) declared an overload of X::f(int)
and X::f(int) was a closer match for this call site...
Y::f(double) doesn't overload X::f(int) - it hides it. Name lookup stops
at the nearest enclosing scope where the name is found. If there are
several functions with this name _in that scope_, then overload resolution
kicks in. The net result is that a method in a derived class hides all the
methods with the same name in the base class, whether having the same or
Thanks, I did not know that.
Is that also true when the derived class contains an override of a virtual
function defined in the base... that is, does overriding one overload hide
Yes. Virtual functions do not affect name lookup - polymorphism and name
lookup are orthogonal.
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