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From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-27 11:12:06

From: Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]>
> Angus Leeming wrote:
> > The real work is actually done by Boost.Filesystem and Boost.Regex. All I
> > do is transform the glob into an equivalent regex using Boost.Spirit and
> > then loop recursively over the "pattern tree" to build up the list of
> > matching files.
> Then, why do you need real files for testing? If you're creating Boost.Regex
> from glob pattern, you can test the created regex on strings, assuming
> Boost.Filesystem is not buggy and returns the right filenames ;-)

What if his code doesn't use Boost.Regex or Boost.Filesystem
correctly now or in the future? The tests should cover all of
his code, shouldn't they?

Rob Stewart                           stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer           
Susquehanna International Group, LLP  using std::disclaimer;

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