[cfe-dev] Creating New Types
clattner at apple.com
Tue Aug 7 10:37:51 PDT 2007
>> (This is related to the description of "casting away constness" in
>> the C++ standard [5.2.11p8].)
> How so? const_cast should never change the underlying type (e.g.
> from float to char). In fact, my understanding of const cast is that
> it isn't a "recursive" process, it just looks at the top-level
> qualifiers and pointer/reference.
Actually, const_cast has to *compare* the src and dest type
recursively, but I still don't think it has to *reconstruct* a mix of
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