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.. title:: clang-tidy - cppcoreguidelines-pro-type-static-cast-downcast
This check flags all usages of ``static_cast``, where a base class is casted to
a derived class. In those cases, a fix-it is provided to convert the cast to a
Use of these casts can violate type safety and cause the program to access a
variable that is actually of type ``X`` to be accessed as if it were of an
unrelated type ``Z``.
This rule is part of the "Type safety" profile of the C++ Core Guidelines, see