Re: Why doesn't this multiple virtual inheritance code compile?

Paavo Helde <>
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 01:20:46 -0600
Chris Stankevitz <> wrote in

On Jan 2, 1:36?pm, Paavo Helde <> wrote:

You could try to make this 'public virtual Observer'.

Thank you, yes I overlooked this. Although this does not help the
compile problem.

Strange, compiles fine with my MSVC2010 and gcc (though MSVC issues a
strange warning):

x64: tmp>cat test2.cpp

struct Observer
  virtual void Notify() = 0;

struct ObserverImp : public virtual Observer
  void Notify() {}

struct Shape : public virtual Observer

struct Square : public Shape, public ObserverImp

Shape* ShapeFactory()
  return new Square;

int main() {
  Square sq;

x64: tmp>g++ test2.cpp -Wall
x64: tmp>g++ -v
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc/i686-pc-cygwin/3.4.4/specs
Configured with: /managed/gcc-build/final-v3-bootstrap/gcc-3.4.4-
999/configure --verbose --program-suffix=-3 --prefix=/usr --exec-
prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --libdir=/usr/lib --
libexecdir=/usr/lib --mandir=/usr/share/man --infodir=/usr/share/info --
enable-languages=c,ada,c++,d,f77,pascal,java,objc --enable-nls --without-
included-gettext --enable-version-s
pecific-runtime-libs --without-x --enable-libgcj --disable-java-awt --
with-system-zlib --enable-interpreter --disable-libgcj-debug --enable-
threads=posix --enable-java-gc=boehm --d
isable-win32-registry --enable-sjlj-exceptions --enable-hash-
synchronization --enable-libstdcxx-debug
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.4.4 (cygming special, gdc 0.12, using dmd 0.125)

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