From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-23 12:30:24
From: "Aleksey Gurtovoy" <alexy_at_[hidden]>
> We would love to, but besides educational issues there are also some
> technical problems :(. For example, the following code does not compiles
> #include "boost/bind.hpp"
> #include <string>
> struct something
> int id() const;
> struct to_string
> typedef std::string result_type;
> std::string operator()(int) const;
> int main()
> something* s;
> boost::bind(to_string(), boost::bind(&something::id, _1))(s);
> return 0;
> And AFAIK it should. The 'to_string()' function object is the main source
> troubles here. I haven't got time to look into details of what's happening
> here, though.
It should - and on a real compiler, it does. On MSVC, you need to use the
boost::bind<std::string>(to_string(), boost::bind(&something::id, _1))(s);
This looks like a good candidate for a FAQ entry.
-- Peter Dimov Multi Media Ltd.
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