In different programming languages, the behavior of virtual functions differs when it comes to constructors and destructors. Incorrect use of virtual functions is a classic mistake. Developers often use virtual functions incorrectly. In this article, we discuss this classic mistake.
by Andrey Karpov
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So, what's the problem? You can find this information in any C++ programming book. The problem is that it's easy to forget about it! Thus, some programmers assume that foo and bar functions are called from the most derived C class. People keep asking the same question on forums: "Why does the code run in an unexpected way?" I think now you understand why it's easy to make a mistake in such code. Especially if you write code in other languages where the behavior is different. Let's look at the code fragment in C#.