Thread: typeid and the type_info object

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    typeid and the type_info object

    My instructor started using the typeid() function and, from what I've found out from google searches, the type_info object. my question is: how portable is this and is it a windows thing?

    if it's not portable, is there a better way? I'm thinking about something in the base class (char or int or something) that can be changed depending on what class is derived from it...
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    These ARE part of the language standard.

    Yeah, typeid, type_info, and the <typeinfo> header are all part of the standard.

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