Problem with multiple inheritance
I work on an application with multiple inheritance. I work with Visual
C++ 2005 & Windows CE.
I have a class named A.
I have a class named AB which inherits from A.
I have a class named C.
Class C has a function I_Am_From_C().
I have a class named ABC which inherits from AB and from C.
Class AB has a function InheritsFromC() which gives false;
Class ABC has a function InheritsFromC() which gives true;
I am trying to write generic C++ code to be able to deal with my
In my code, O is an object coming from another function. It can be an
AB or an ABC object.
I write the following :
void MyFunction(A *myObject)
if (myObject->InheritsFromC() == true)
mySecondObject = (C *)myObject;
but when I make this code run, the calling of the I_Am_From_C()
function crashes, and in debug I can see that the C object named
mySecondObject is not correctly initialized (all his parameters have
Isn't it a good way to manage myObject when it inherits from C ? Can
you help me with a better way to be able to call the I_Am_From_C()
function from myObject where it effectively inherits from C ?
Thank you very much !
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