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Hello,

I am trying to implement a linked list with an h file that was provided to me, which I cannot change. I have created a simple main() to begin, but I am getting an error on line 40 of the h file that says...

"template-id 'operator<< <int>' for 'std::ostream& operator<<(std::ostream&, const List<int>&)' does not match any template declaration"

```
#include "utility.h"
#include "lnklist.h"
using namespace std;
int main()
{
List<int> myList;
}
```

```
#ifndef lnklist_h
#define lnklist_h
//singly linked list class
template <class T>
struct Node
{
Node() { next = NULL;}; // constructor
T value; // data stored in a node
Node<T> *next; // pointer to next node
};
// List template, implemented as a linked list.
// All insertion and deletion is done at the current position in the list.
template <class T>
class List
{
public:
List(); // Construct an empty list.
~List(); // destructor
void Clear();
void InsertBefore(T e); // Insert e before current position
void InsertAfter(T e); // Insert e after current position
void Remove(); // Delete the node at the current position
void Head(); // Move current location to the head
void Tail(); // Move current location to the tail
List<T>& operator++ (int); // Move current to next position (postfix)
List<T>& operator-- (int); // Move current to prior position (postfix)
T Retrieve() const; // Return the element at the current position
void Update(T e); // Store e in current location
int Length() const; // Return the size of the list
friend ostream& operator<< <T>(ostream& os, const List<T>& s); //Output a list
protected:
Node<T> *first, // pointer to the first node in the list
*current, // pointer to current node
*last; // pointer to the last node in the list
int size; // number of elements in the list
};
#endif
//----------------- Definition of LinkedList member functions and friends
template <class T>
ostream& operator << (ostream& os, const List<T>& s)
// Output an entire list, from first position to last.
{
Node<T> *p = s.first;
while (p != NULL)
{
os << p->value << " ";
p = p->next;
}
return os;
}
template <class T>
List<T>::List()
// Default constructor. Builds an empty list.
{
first = current = last = NULL;
size = 0;
}
template <class T>
List<T>::~List()
// destructor
{
Clear();
}
template <class T>
void List<T>::Clear()
// empty the list
{
Node<T> *nptr = first;
current = first;
while (current != NULL)
{
current = current->next;
delete nptr;
nptr = current;
}
first = current = last = NULL;
size = 0;
}
template <class T>
void List<T>::InsertBefore(T e)
// Insert e at the current position.
{
Node<T> *nptr = new Node<T>;
if (size == 0)
{
// Inserting into an empty list
nptr->value = e;
nptr->next = NULL;
first = current = last = nptr;
}
else
{
// Inserting into an non-empty list.
nptr->value = current->value;
nptr->next = current->next;
current->next = nptr;
current->value = e;
if (current == last)
last = nptr;
}
size++;
}
template <class T>
void List<T>:: InsertAfter(T e)
// Insert e after the current position.
{
// Construct a new node and fill it
// with the appropriate value
Node<T> *nptr = new Node<T>;
nptr->value = e;
if (size == 0)
{
// Inserting into an empty list.
nptr->next = NULL;
first = current = last = nptr;
}
else
{
// Inserting into an non-empty list.
nptr->next = current->next;
current->next = nptr;
if (current == last)
last = nptr;
current = nptr;
}
size++;
}
template <class T>
void List<T>::Remove()
// Delete the node at the current position.
// If the list is empty, display a warning, but continue working.
{
Node<T> *nptr;
if (size == 0)
{
cout << "Attempt to Remove an element from an empty list" << endl;
return;
}
else if (size == 1)
{
// Remove the only node in the list
delete current;
first = current = last = NULL;
}
else if (current == last)
{
// Remove the last node of a list that has more than one node.
nptr = first;
// Find predecessor to current node.
while (nptr->next != current)
nptr = nptr->next;
nptr->next = current->next;
delete current;
current = last = nptr;
}
else
{
// Remove a node that's not the last one.
nptr = current->next;
current->value = nptr->value;
current->next = nptr->next;
if (last == nptr)
last = current;
delete nptr;
}
size--;
}
template <class T>
void List<T>::Head()
// Move current location to the head.
{
current = first;
}
template <class T>
void List<T>::Tail()
// Move current location to the tail.
{
current = last;
}
template <class T>
List<T>& List<T>::operator++ (int)
// Move current location to next node (postfix operator).
// Do nothing if current is at the tail of the list.
{
if (current != last)
current = current->next;
return *this;
}
template <class T>
List<T>& List<T>::operator-- (int)
// Move current location to previous node (postfix operator).
// Do nothing if current is at the head of the list
{
if (current != first)
{
Node<T> *nptr = first;
while (nptr->next != current)
nptr = nptr->next;
current = nptr;
}
return *this;
}
template <class T>
T List<T>::Retrieve() const
// Return the element at the current position.
// Quit the program if the list is empty, since we can't return anything.
{
if (size <= 0)
{
cout << "Cannot Return an element from an empty list";
exit(1);
}
return current->value;
}
template <class T>
void List<T>::Update(T e)
// Store e in current location.
// Quit the program if the list is empty.
{
if (size > 0)
current->value = e;
else
{
cout << "Cannot Update an element in an empty list";
exit(1);
}
}
template <class T>
int List<T>::Length() const
// Return the number of elements in the list.
{
return size;
}
```