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2023-02-07


1365. Calling undefined constexpr functions

Section: 7.7  [expr.const]     Status: CD3     Submitter: Sean Hunt     Date: 2011-08-17

[Voted into the WP at the February, 2012 meeting; moved to DR at the October, 2012 meeting.]

The current wording appears to allow calling a constexpr function that is never defined within the body of a constexpr function. (The wording was intended to allow mutually-recursive constexpr functions but require that the not-yet-defined function be defined before it would be needed in an actual constant expression.)

Proposed resolution (August, 2011):

Change the indicated bullet of 7.7 [expr.const] paragraph 2 as follows: