[PyKDE] sip wrapping QCanvasItem's rtti()

Anthony Heading aheading at jpmorgan.com
Wed Jan 15 00:14:01 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 04:45:57PM -0600, Frederick Polgardy Jr wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 January 2003 04:41 pm, Anthony Heading wrote:
> > So this appears to be forcing a call to the base class version of the
> > function, which seems rather inappropriate for an rtti() function...
> >
> > Should this not read:
> >                 res = (QCanvasItem*)sipCpp -> rtti();
> No it doesn't.  That's the whole point of a virtual function call.  rtti() 
> is invoked on the actual object, it's not determined by the ptr class.


Let me restate, I was being sloppy by including the cast at all.

Rather than:
		res = sipCpp -> QCanvasItem::rtti();

should we not have:

		res = sipCpp -> rtti();

The current form is forcibly selecting the base class implementation
of the function.


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