From: Terje Slettebø (tslettebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-28 22:58:05
>From: "Björn Karlsson" <Bjorn.Karlsson_at_[hidden]>
> > From: Stefan Hojer [mailto:redcube_at_[hidden]]
> > I wrote a bugfix to lexical_cast which corrects 2 bugs and one little
> > improvment:
> > 1. boost::lexical_cast<char>(' ') works fine.
> > 2. boost::lexical_cast<std::string>("This is a test") works fine.
> > 3. no conversion is done if Source and Target-Types are identical
> > Well... i think the code is not 100% conformant to the boost-coding
> > standart. Who cares... This can be done if the code will find
> > its way to
> > the real library
> > --
> > MfG, Stefan Hojer
> These two bugs, and a few more, (re)appear on the list every few weeks.
Indeed. And it will continue until it gets fixed.
> is being done on getting an improved lexical_cast in place, but due to a
> number of reasons, this won't happen until 1_30_0. There's a proposed
> version in the files section at Yahoo Groups, which addresses these issues
> and more.
Since there are more than one version in the files section, the proposition
in question is this
has also been planned to incorporate Gennadiy's optimisation proposal, given
in the other proposition.
> Anyway, I'll forward your suggestions to the maintainer of lexical_cast.
The three points above, and more, is present in the proposed new version.
The info is given in that file.
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