std::bad_cast man page

std::bad_cast — Thrown during incorrect typecasting.

If you attempt an invalid dynamic_cast expression, an instance of this class (or something derived from this class) is thrown.

Synopsis

Inherits std::exception.

Inherited by std::experimental::fundamentals_v1::bad_any_cast.

Public Member Functions

virtual const char * what () const noexcept

Detailed Description

Thrown during incorrect typecasting.

If you attempt an invalid dynamic_cast expression, an instance of this class (or something derived from this class) is thrown.

Definition at line 187 of file typeinfo.

Member Function Documentation

virtual const char* std::bad_cast::what () const [virtual], [noexcept]

Returns a C-style character string describing the general cause of the current error.

Reimplemented from std::exception.

Reimplemented in std::experimental::fundamentals_v1::bad_any_cast.

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Fri Sep 16 2016 libstdc++