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From: Jan Hermelink (Jan.Hermelink_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-08 14:36:45

>> As already reported in
>> narrow_path() doesn't work if short filename generation is disabled.
>> a workaround I have fstream.hpp patched for using the non-standard
>> char fstream constructors in VC8 (Dinkumware library). Indeed this
>> for VC8 only...

> Would you like to contribute your patch? That might be faster and
> than waiting for me to get around to it!

Shure. Patch against current CVS attached.

>> Ok, I
>> have seen the free function what() but what it's the rationale not
>> including it in the exception object?

> The what() free function provides more elaborate formatting. The
> what() function is minimal, and so doesn't have as many memory
> issues. The approach is take to follow the guidelines at

I see. It's a pity, it would be fine to have m_path1 and m_path2
provided by the what() member...


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