Subject: Re: [boost] boost/pool/pool.hpp why reinterpret_cast instead ofstatic_cast?
From: James Talbut (James.Talbut_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-13 05:07:10
> >> It is my understanding that void* to T* convertions should be done
> >> static_cast and not reinterpret_cast.
> > No one knows? No one cares?
> I care; it's one of my favorite axen to grind. Yes, avoid
> reinterpret_cast unless you really want implementation-defined
Can you expand on that?
Casting from void* to T* (or X* to Y*) is precisely when I'd use
reinterpret_cast (and, indeed, it's not much use for anything else).
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