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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-05 12:23:35

Bronek Kozicki <brok_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Rob Stewart wrote:
>>> static_assert<sizeof(Functor*) == sizeof(void *)> size;
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>> union convert
>>> {
>>> Functor* f;
>>> void* p;
>>> };
>> What if a void * and a pmf are not the same size? You at least
>> need a static assertion to that effect, right?
> Yep. I believe that it's rare, but in any case assertion is in place.

Why mess around? You don't need to use a void*; just use a
void(X::*)(void) for any X. Round-trip reinterpret_cast is
guaranteed to work.

Dave Abrahams
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