const members

Posted on 2004-10-30
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
Could someone please explain to me how to create constant members. i tried initializing the constant in the constructor, but the compiler complains and requests that i initialize the member in the constructor base/member initializer list, what does this mean??

Question by:cpu4ghz
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    Accepted Solution

    The member initialization list is the section in the constructor right after the colon (:).  It would look something like:

    // A.h
    class A
      const x;

    // A.cpp
    : x(321) // Initialize in the member initialization list

    Hope this helps.

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    Thanks alot for your help.

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