[vtk-developers] smart pointer & type checking

Shead, Timothy tshead at sandia.gov
Tue Mar 18 18:43:14 EDT 2008

On 3/18/08 3:56 PM, "clinton at elemtech.com" <clinton at elemtech.com> wrote:

> So why does this even compile?  I'd prefer to get a compile error.
>  vtkSmartPointer<vtkPolyData> MyPolyData =
>    vtkSmartPointer<vtkMultiBlockDataSet>::New();

Amazingly spooky ... I just got bitten by this a few minutes ago!  Not only
is it not a compile error, it isn't a runtime error either ...


Timothy M. Shead
Sandia National Laboratories
Scalable Analytics & Visualization

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