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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-24 09:07:46

Martin Bosticky wrote:
> Hi
> I have a question about implementation of shared_ptr when used to
> store classes with inheritance.
> I have a shared pointer to an abstract class and would like to convert
> it to a pointer to the derived class. Is there a way to do this already?

Use static_pointer_cast, dynamic_pointer_cast, or add a "get_derived()"
member function to the abstract class.

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