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Re: Virtual functions used in constructor illegal ! ??
- To: <mark>, <xtech>
- Subject: Re: Virtual functions used in constructor illegal ! ??
- From: Roger Gregory <roger>
- Date: Sat, 8 Dec 90 01:00:17 PST
- In-reply-to: <27556AD1.350C@xxxxxxxx>
yow!! is this true markm?
In article <27556AD1.350C@xxxxxxxx> chip@xxxxxxxx write:
>According to jbuck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Joe Buck):
>>[E&S] actually says that if you do call a virtual method in the
>>constructor, that the base class method is always called, even
>>if you redefine the method.
>This is true, but only if you are calling the virtual function from
>the actual constructor function body. If you call a virtual function
>from a constructor by other means, such as calling a function that
>calls the virtual function, E&S says that the behavior is undefined,
>i.e. all bets are off.
>Chip Salzenberg at Teltronics/TCT <chip@xxxxxxxx>, <uunet!pdn!tct!chip>
> "I've been cranky ever since my comp.unix.wizards was removed
> by that evil Chip Salzenberg." -- John F. Haugh II