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From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-02 06:43:47


AlisdairM wrote:
> string algorithms is currently failing all tests on all platforms on
> AFAICT, the problem is that the string algo tests call the range
> library begin/end functions with raw character pointers, I guess
> looking for this to turn into a range by use of strlen or similar.
> The range library flags a compile failure trying to form
> C::const_iterator where C -> char *.
> I also see the range library has appropriate overloads for fixed-length
> arrays, and does not handle arrays of unknown size.
> I don't know if these fails are due to changes in the range library or
> string algorithms, so I'm not sure what to suggest as a patch yet.
> Any comments from the library authors appreciated (even if it is simply
> pointing to a previous discussion I have missed)

This is a known issue. Range library interface have changed, and I
didn't find a time to fix the string_algo library yet.

I was hoping to fix it after 1.34 comes out. Now I'm not sure if I
should not wait a while after I read the ideas to start from 1.34 in the
new svn repository.

Anyway, it is broken for a very long time already so I will have to fix
it soon, no matter what it takes.


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