Re: call base class function or derived class function
"George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
I also did experiment and the result is not the same as yours. There is a
purecall entry, but I am not sure whether it is for the pure virtual
for abstract base class.
Here are the content of vtable for base class in constructor and my code.
also read your content of vtable, but confused. Could you post your code
__purecall is well-explained above by Igor. As a further reading, though not
really needed, you may refer the following:
My content is different and I haven't given out the details of the v-table
as it is a snapshot "after" the object creation. You would not find a
__purecall entry after the construction completes and before the destruction
starts (they will exist with abstract class' v-tables but the object's
v-table pointers would not point to those v-tables). The __purecall entry is
for pure virtuals only. A way to confirm this would be to remove the
pure-ness of the virtual function from the base class or adding more pure
ones. There would be as any __purecall entries as would be pure virtual
functions for the class.
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