Can Derived Class Contain Vector of pointers to the parent class?

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  1. ZhiYi

    ZhiYi New Member

    Jul 2, 2010
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    Lets say I have a parent class called:

    class Car

    Then there is a derived class called Toyota, which has a method returning a pointer to the parent class and a vector of pointers of the parent class.

    class Toyota : class Car

    *Car GetCar(char* model);

    std::vector<Car*> cars;

    Is this allowed?

    I came across this programming question which requests for a class and a derived class where the derived class has a container of pointers to the parent class and individual elements of the container has to be accessed quickly.
    (This question is neither a school assignment nor a test)


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