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From: Daniel Wallin (dalwan01_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-26 16:36:36

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Is there a type traits guru that can explain to me why the following doesn't
> work as I expect. It's got to be something very, very obvious but I can't
> see it.

remove_pointer<> is a metafunction. You need to get the result through
the nested 'type'.

   remove_pointer<int*>::type x = 3;

> // this fails !?
> BOOST_STATIC_ASSERT((boost::is_base_and_derived<
> boost::remove_pointer<Base1 *>::type,
> boost::remove_pointer<Derived *>::type
> >::value));
> }

Daniel Wallin

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