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From: Rich Johnson (rjohnson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-23 09:59:09

On another topic....

I seem to recall a boost::filesystem 'is_equivalent_name()' or
'name_equals()' convenience function mentioned sometime over the last
week or so. There's currently a fair bit of debate over character
codings, etc.; this function would handle that.

AFAIK, these issues have (to date) been outside the scope of the

As they get settled out, this service should be utilized in the glob
predicate. My main concern would relate to performance--especially
regarding the frequency of constructing parsers.


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