|ost::RefObject(3)||Library Functions Manual||ost::RefObject(3)|
ost::RefObject - A reference countable object.
Public Member Functions¶
virtual void * getObject (void)=0
The actual object being managed can be returned by this method as a void and then recast to the actual type.
Protected Member Functions¶
The constructor simply initializes the count. virtual ~RefObject ()
The destructor is called when the reference count returns to zero.
A reference countable object.
This is used in association with smart pointers (RefPointer).
Object managed by smart pointer reference count.
Constructor & Destructor Documentation¶
ost::RefObject::RefObject () [inline], [protected]¶
The constructor simply initializes the count.
virtual ost::RefObject::~RefObject () [protected], [virtual]¶
The destructor is called when the reference count returns to zero. This is done through a virtual destructor.
Member Function Documentation¶
virtual void* ost::RefObject::getObject (void) [pure virtual]¶
The actual object being managed can be returned by this method as a void and then recast to the actual type. This removes the need to dynamic cast from RefObject and the dependence on rtti this implies.
Friends And Related Function Documentation¶
friend class RefPointer [friend]¶
Member Data Documentation¶
unsigned ost::RefObject::refCount [protected]¶
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