Is it considered bad practice to have an .hpp and a .cpp file

by einpoklum   Last Updated September 08, 2017 12:05 PM

I have a class whose basic usage is covered by inline-defined methods in its definition. But - some functionality requires a .cpp (to include headers I don't want everyone having to include, to avoid repeated compilation etc.)

Is it acceptable practice for me to put my class in an .hpp file and the compilation-necessitating code in a .cpp file?

Answers 1

It's normal practice. I would suggest only the code that must go in the .hpp be in the .hpp and everything else go in the .cpp.

September 08, 2017 12:02 PM

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