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2022-07-16


1312. Simulated reinterpret_cast in constant expressions

Section: 7.7  [expr.const]     Status: CD3     Submitter: Nikolay Ivchenkov     Date: 2011-05-06

[Moved to DR at the October, 2012 meeting.]

Although a reinterpret_cast is prohibited in a constant expression, casting to and from void* can achieve the same effect.

Proposed resolution (August, 2011):

Change 7.7 [expr.const] paragraph 2 as follows:

Note, January, 2012:

Additional discussion has occurred, so this issue has been returned to "review" status to allow further consideration.

Proposed resolution (February, 2012):

Change 7.7 [expr.const] paragraph 2 as follows: