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From: Thomas Matelich (toms-mailing-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-16 11:12:01

larsbj_at_[hidden] wrote:

> Thomas Matelich <toms-mailing-lists_at_[hidden]> writes:
> | I don't know your code, but I know that I use lexical_cast a lot, and around me people use RedHat's and Mandrake's unofficial
> | g++'s. I tend to go by the Pragmatic Programmer rule: "select Isn't Broken" and check my code first. My first guess is always
> | that check for eof() because too often I send text with 2 "words" in to be cast as, say, an int. This causes an exception.
> This might be the cause for the excepiton that I see, _but_ the
> exception is not possible to catch since it seems that a second
> exception is thrown during stack unwinding or something.
> try {
> lexica_cast<...>(...);
> }
> catch (...) {
> cout << "exception never caught" << endl;
> }
> when using strstream I do not have this problem.

That is peculiar, do you have a small test case?

Personally, we have our own copy of boost that we merge new releases into and maintain our local eccentricities.

Thomas O Matelich
Senior Software Designer
Zetec, Inc.

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