From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-04 15:04:18
From: "Gabriel Dos Reis" <gdr_at_[hidden]>
> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
> | Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr_at_[hidden]> writes:
> | > Hmm, I have a couple of questions answers to which will help me
> | > get your point.
> | >
> | > 1) Why can't you do that with reinterpret_cast?
> | You can, but the results are non-portable
> No more non-portable than with dangerous_cast<>.
I think that Dave's point is that in
there is a char* -> void* implicit conversion as placement new takes a
void*. So the placement new performs char* -> void* -> Foo* (by constructing
a Foo at (void*)h.storage), which - in theory - might not be the same as
char* -> Foo*.
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