Created on 2008-11-18.00:00:00 last changed 143 months ago
[Voted into WP at July, 2009 meeting.]
Proposed resolution (March, 2009):
Change 22.214.171.124 [dcl.spec.auto] paragraph 4 as follows:
The auto type-specifier can also be used in declaring an object in the condition of a selection statement (8.5 [stmt.select]) or an iteration statement (8.6 [stmt.iter]), in the type-specifier-seq in
anew-type-id (126.96.36.199 [expr.new]), in a for-range-declaration...
In listing the acceptable contexts in which the auto specifier may appear, 188.8.131.52 [dcl.spec.auto]) paragraph 4 mentions “the type-specifier-seq in a new-type-id” but not the type-id in the parenthesized form; that is, new auto (42) is well-formed but new (auto) (42) is not. This seems an unnecessary restriction, as well as contradicting 184.108.40.206 [expr.new] paragraph 2:
If the auto type-specifier appears in the type-specifier-seq of a new-type-id or type-id of a new-expression...
(See also issue 496.)
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