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Mears__Melissa
Beginner
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Bug: Intel C++ expects "override" keyword in incorrect grammar position

Copied from the GCC bug I reported, because it applies to Intel C++ as well.  At least, the version "18" on https://gcc.godbolt.org/.

Intel C++ expects the "override" keyword in an incorrect position in the C++ grammar:

#define MEOW 256
struct Base {
    virtual const char (&GetBuffer() const)[MEOW] = 0;
};
struct Derived : public Base {
    // Intel C++ requires this incorrect syntax...
    virtual const char (&GetBuffer() const override)[MEOW];
    // ...but the below is the correct syntax, which Intel C++ rejects.
    virtual const char (&GetBuffer() const)[MEOW] override;
};

In the C++ Standard, "override" is a virt-specifier in a virt-specifier-seq. virt-specifier-seq optionally goes after the declarator. After the optional virt-specifier-seq goes the optional pure-specifier.

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Viet_H_Intel
Moderator
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Hi,

Thank for reporting this issue. I'll submit a bug to our developer.

Regards,

Viet

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