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Passing Generic class objects to non-member routines ? How to ?

Passing Generic class objects to non-member routines ? How to ?

Passing Generic class objects to non-member routines ? How to ?

(OP)
The following code is in error. How can I pass generic class objects to
non-member routines ? The compile time errors are :

1. Undefined symbol 'mytype'.
2. Cannot generate template specialization myclass<mytype>.
3. Undefined symbol 'myclass'.

These errors are fired at the point where the function has been defined.

#include <iostream>

using namespace std;

template <typename mytype> class myclass
{
  mytype val;
public :
  myclass(mytype i){ val = i; }
  mytype func(){ return val; }
  friend void outfunc(myclass<mytype> &obj);
};

void outfunc(myclass<mytype> &obj)
{
  cout << obj.val << endl;
}

int main()
{
  myclass<int> ext(11);
  cout << ext.func() << endl;

  outfunc(ext);

return 0;
}

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