Re: Use (encapsulate) a class inside a class...

"Howard" <>
Wed, 21 Jun 2006 14:40:29 GMT
"TBass" <> wrote in message


I've been using C for years, but I'm new to C++. For the most part it's
been smooth, but here's my current snag:


class COPCClassFactory

   int someint;



class COPCClassFactory;

class COPCServer

   COPCClassFactory * pCF;



#include "COPCServer.h"


    COPCServer kt;

    /* at this point, I want to get back to someint */
    /* and change its value */
    /* and I'm a little unsure as how to do that. */

    /* my current attempt leaves some tasks undone */
    kt.pCF->someint = 5;
    /* compiler error: use of undefined type COPCClassFactory */

You didn't include COPCClassFactor.h in myapp.cpp. You need to include the
header file in order for your compiler to know where to look for that class

    /* but it's just a pointer to COPCClassFactory, */
    /* I still need to initalize one */
    /* but myapp.cpp doesn't "see" COPCClassFactory. Doing: */

   kt.pCF = new COPCClassFactory;
   /* compiler error: no appropriate default constructor */

   /* Do that in constructor of COPCServer class? */

Yes, that's where one usually constructs members. Your terminology ("class
factory") leads me to believe your aim is something more complicated than
this simple code, though, but without knowing what you're trying to
accomplish by all this, I can't tell if you're doing it right or not.


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