Quiz 23


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Only reinterpret_cast can be used to convert a pointer to an object to a pointer to an unrelated object type. The dynamic cast would fail at run-time, however on most compilers it will also fail to compile because there are no virtual functions in the class of the pointer being casted.

struct Foo
struct Bar
int main()
Foo* f = new Foo;
Bar* b1 = f;
Bar* b2 = static_cast<Bar*>(f);
Bar* b3 = dynamic_cast<Bar*>(f);
Bar* b4 = reinterpret_cast<Bar*>(f);
Bar* b5 = const_cast<Bar*>(f);
return 0;
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