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Like Delphi also C++ knows abstract methods. The most natural way of translation is for example:

 

function Get(Index: Integer): Integer; virtual; abstract;

->

virtual int __fastcall Get(int Index) = 0;

 

But opposed to Delphi. in C++ no objects can be created from classes with abstract methods. A C++ compiler even complains about the code at compile time. At development time sometimes it's practical, that such code compiles and runs in C++ too. Therefore DelphiXE2Cpp11 has the option to create minimal function bodies for abstract functions. The example becomes to:

 

virtual int __fastcall Get(int Index){return 0;} // = 0;

 

 

Of course, this option should be used temporarily only.

 

 

 

 

 



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