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// MS compatible compilers support #pragma once
#if defined(_MSC_VER) && (_MSC_VER >= 1020)
# pragma once

// extended_type_info.hpp: interface for portable version of type_info

// (C) Copyright 2002 Robert Ramey - . 
// Use, modification and distribution is subject to the Boost Software
// License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at

//  See for updates, documentation, and revision history.

// for now, extended type info is part of the serialization libraries
// this could change in the future.
#include <boost/config.hpp>
#include <boost/noncopyable.hpp>
#include <boost/serialization/config.hpp>

#include <boost/config/abi_prefix.hpp> // must be the last header
#  pragma warning(push)
#  pragma warning(disable : 4251 4231 4660 4275)


namespace boost { 
namespace serialization {

class BOOST_SERIALIZATION_DECL(BOOST_PP_EMPTY()) extended_type_info : 
    private boost::noncopyable 
    virtual bool
    less_than(const extended_type_info &rhs) const = 0;
    int type_info_key_cmp(const extended_type_info & rhs) const;
    // used to uniquely identify the type of class derived from this one
    // so that different derivations of this class can be simultaneously
    // included in implementation of sets and maps.
    const char * m_type_info_key;
    // flag to indicate wheter its been registered by type;
    bool m_self_registered;
    // flag to indicate wheter its been registered by type;
    bool m_key_registered;
    // flag indicating that no virtual function should be called here
    // this is necessary since it seems that at least one compiler (borland
    // and one version of gcc call less_than above when erasing even
    // when given an iterator argument.
    bool m_is_destructing;
    const char * m_key;
    extended_type_info(const char * type_info_key);
    // account for bogus gcc warning
    #if defined(__GNUC__)
    void self_register();
    void key_register(const char *key);
    bool is_destructing() const {
        return m_is_destructing;
    bool operator<(const extended_type_info &rhs) const;
    bool operator==(const extended_type_info &rhs) const {
        return this == & rhs;
    bool operator!=(const extended_type_info &rhs) const {
        return this != & rhs;
    const char * get_key() const {
        return m_key;
    static const extended_type_info * find(const char *key);
    static const extended_type_info * find(const extended_type_info * t);

} // namespace serialization 
} // namespace boost

#pragma warning(pop)
#include <boost/config/abi_suffix.hpp> // pops abi_suffix.hpp pragmas