VC++ multiple inheritance empty base classes bloats object size - by helloworld922

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ID 792476 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 7/3/2013 9:48:50 AM
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A class which extends multiple empty classes (empty as in no data members) can have its size bloated.

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Posted by Microsoft on 7/10/2013 at 11:24 AM
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Posted by Microsoft on 7/3/2013 at 10:42 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 7/3/2013 at 9:51 AM
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