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2023-01-15


1112. constexpr variables should have internal linkage like const

Section: 6.6  [basic.link]     Status: C++11     Submitter: US     Date: 2010-08-02

[Voted into the WP at the November, 2010 meeting.]

N3092 comment US 24

One of the critieria for giving a name internal linkage is “a variable that is explicitly declared const and neither explicitly declared extern nor previously declared to have external linkage.” This should presumably apply to variables declared constexpr as well.

Proposed resolution (August, 2010):

Change 6.6 [basic.link] bullet 3.2 as follows: