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Compiler Error C2724


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identifier' : 'static' should not be used on member functions defined at file scope

Static member functions should be declared with external linkage.

The following sample generates C2724:

// C2724.cpp  
class C {  
   static void func();  
static void C::func(){};   // C2724  
// try the following line instead  
// void C::func(){};