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non-const reference to temporary object

 
 
James Kanze
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      11-27-2008
On Nov 27, 6:44 pm, (E-Mail Removed) wrote:
> > The real question is why he wants to bind the temporary to a
> > non-const reference. There are several legitimate uses, but
> > each has a somewhat different effective work-around.


> I was using a Symbian C++ macro to generate a descriptor (
> temporary ) and was trying to write it to a file using a
> function which took a non-const parameter. Probably not the
> right place to discuss.


Yes and no. The question in this case is why a function which
writes the object to a file takes a non-const reference.

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