Linkage in Names with Class Scope

Linkage in Names with Class Scope

The following linkage rules apply to names with class scope:

  • Static class members have external linkage.

  • Class member functions have external linkage.

  • Enumerators and typedef names have no linkage.

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  • Functions declared as friend functions must have external linkage. Declaring a static function as a friend generates an error.

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