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2023-01-15


2499. Inconsistency in definition of pointer-interconvertibility

Section: 6.8.4  [basic.compound]     Status: CD6     Submitter: Jason Merrill     Date: 2021-07-29

[Accepted at the February, 2022 meeting.]

The changes for issue 2254 included the following:

Change 6.8.4 [basic.compound] bullet 4.3 as follows:

Two objects a and b are pointer-interconvertible if:

This should also have removed the phrase,

or, if the object has no non-static data members,

since the change to 11.4 [class.mem] paragraph 25 specifies that all bases of a standard-layout class have the same address, regardless of whether the derived class has non-static data members.

Proposed resolution (November, 2021):

Change 6.8.4 [basic.compound] bullet 4.3 as follows:

Two objects a and b are pointer-interconvertible if: