Re: Strange error

Fei Liu <>
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 10:25:31 -0400
Neil wrote:

struct __alloca
    unsigned int nsize;
    int nline;
    char szFile[250];
    char **messages;
    int trace_size ;
    unsigned long m_size;
    _CRT_ALLOC_HOOK m_poldhook;
    HMODULE m_dbghelp;
    HANDLE m_process;
    HANDLE m_thread; // Pseudo-handle meaning "current
thread" - required for obtaining stack traces
    DWORD m_tlsindex; // Index for thread-local storage
of VLD data
    STACKFRAME64 m_frame;


typedef map<void*,__alloca> MEMALLOCMAP;
typedef MEMALLOCMAP::iterator ITEM;

I get the error
error C2143: syntax error : missing ';' before '<'
error C2143: syntax error : missing ';' before '<'
error C2653: 'MEMALLOCMAP' : is not a class or namespace name

Please help me out fast

MEMALLOCMAP is not a class or namespace name, clear enough. It's a
variable name. The correct typedef syntax is:
typedef typename std::map<void *, __alloca>::iterator ITEM;

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