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From: Jonathan Wakely (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-08 12:32:35

On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 03:01:55PM +0100, Roman Dementiev wrote:

> Brian Braatz wrote:
> >What other libraries or os specific
> >functions does your library need.
> the current implementation the library needs pthreads and
> support of POSIX file system calls (open/read/write/close).
> As I already mentioned in other postings, I would use
> boost threads instead of pthreads to make the library
> more portable and boost compliant.
> What concerns I/O, the library needs:
> 1) large file (>2GB) support (e.g. FAT32 does not support large files)
> 2) avoidance of superfluios buffering (like in std::fstream)

    std::fstream f;

What's wrong with doing that?

(apart from the fact it underflows for every character.)


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