Re: linker error in singleton implementation

Sat, 14 Jul 2007 08:22:26 -0700
On Jul 14, 8:14 pm, Erik Wikstr=F6m <> wrote:

On 2007-07-14 16:43, wrote:

Hi everyone,

 I have the following code and it gives a linker error on MS vc++ 6.0.

error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol "protected: __thiscall
Singleton::Singleton(void)" (??0Singleton@@IAE@XZ)

#include <stdlib.h>

class Singleton
      static Singleton* Instance();
      Singleton(const Singleton&);
      Singleton& operator= (const Singleton&);
      static Singleton* pinstance;

Singleton* Singleton::pinstance = 0;

Singleton* Singleton::Instance()
   pinstance = new Singleton();
   return pinstance;

int main()

Can anyone help in this regard?

Implement the constructor.

Erik Wikstr=F6m- Hide quoted text -

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Thanks everyone, and by the way i was just thinking of moving the
cons, copy cons and operator function to private section, wouldn't
that also server the purpose of singleton implementation?

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