Pimpl copying

Matthias Kretz kretz at kde.org
Wed Jul 19 16:01:59 BST 2006

On Wednesday 19 July 2006 10:53, Peter K├╝mmel wrote:
> > The cast is a noop (reinterpret_cast) and therefore not a price payed in
> > performance.
> I wonder if a static_cast would not be enought.

AFAIK a static_cast won't work because the compiler doesn't know anything 
about the Private class when looking at the header file only. Try for 
yourself: change the cast in src/corelib/global/qglobal.h to a static_cast 
and compile QtCore... you won't get far.

Matthias Kretz (Germany)                            <><
MatthiasKretz at gmx.net, kretz at kde.org,
Matthias.Kretz at urz.uni-heidelberg.de
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