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Subject: Re: [boost] boost::filesystem request
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-27 14:28:32

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
>> Jorge Lodos Vigil wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> The Traits classes for basic_path provided in the filesystem library
>>> (path_traits and wpath_traits) are good enough to be used as default
>>> values for basic_path in most cases.
>>> However, since they are independent structs, they can not be used to
>>> instantiate a basic_path with a single String template parameter. I
>>> would like to write:
>>> typedef basic_string<char> string_t;
>>> typedef fs::basic_path<string_t, fs::basic_path_traits<string_t> >
>>> path_t;
>> I would like to second this request. I also noticed that one can not
>> easily instantiate a basic_path based completely on a string type,
>> because of the traits class. If it is at all possible, the traits class
>> should be a template class based on the string type, with supplied
>> specializations for std::string and std::wstring.
> I second that, too. Maybe, a Trac ticket would be a appropriate.

I made a trac ticket, #2439.

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