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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem][lexical_cast] Lexical cast of filenames containing spaces
From: Dmitry Goncharov (dgoncharov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-14 10:27:36

> An issue has come up in program options. With filesystem v3, this throws:
> lexical_cast<boost::filesystem::path>("file name")
> The problem is that filesystem v3's stream extractor treats spaces as
> separators (which is the right thing to do IMO), so it only extracts "file", which
> causes lexical cast to throw an exception - because the whole string hasn't
> been extracted.
> Would it be possible to create a special case in lexical_cast to deal with this?
> How does it deal with this problem for strings?

This bug was fixed two month ago.
Have a look

Regards, Dmitry

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