[swift-dev] Function overload resolution

Robert Widmann devteam.codafi at gmail.com
Sun Sep 24 15:35:31 CDT 2017

This appears to be resolved (in fact, I remember improving this some time ago).  I get a much better diagnostic now

> error: repl.swift:4:16: error: use of 'min' refers to instance method 'min()' rather than global function 'min' in module 'Swift'
>         return min(1,2)
>                ^
> repl.swift:4:16: note: use 'Swift.' to reference the global function in module 'Swift'
>         return min(1,2)
>                ^
>                Swift.

What version of Swift are you still seeing the bad diagnostic in?

~Robert Widmann

> On Sep 24, 2017, at 12:03 PM, Nevin Brackett-Rozinsky via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> I recently got bit by SR-2450, and I’d like to try to fix it. However, I’ve never worked on the compiler before and I have some questions:
> 1. Is this a reasonable first bug to tackle?
> 2. What resources are available for newcomers to the Swift project?
> 3. What will I need to learn about in order to address SR-2450?
> Thanks,
> Nevin
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