From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-20 08:11:39
Shunsuke Sogame wrote:
> Steven Burns wrote:
>> Recently I came up with a modified version of boost::array that
>> supports runtime sized arrays.
>> The current boost::array implementation is great but every now and
>> then you'll need runtime-sized arrays: it's simply impossible to
>> know everything at
>> compile time.
>> It is backwards compatible:
>> boost::array<int, 10> sarray;
>> but it can be used this way now:
>> boost::array<int> darray(10);
>> I realize you could simply use std::vector, but sometimes all you
>> want is a fixed-size array (but sized at runtime). Besides, I am not
>> sure about the overhead involved with std::vector for these simple
>> Comments welcome,
> Boost.Array looks deprecated by Boost.Range, IMHO.
> (Broken compilers still need it, though.)
> I'm not sure whether or not 'std::vector' made dynamic array
> deprecated. Well, how's that? :-)
What makes you think Boost.Array is deprecated? Especially by Boost.Range
which does something quite different?
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk