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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] scoped_file feature request?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-12 08:24:08

Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Stewart, Robert
> <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > It is enough to have a function that creates a zero-length,
> > temporary file and returns its pathname. That probably fits
> > better with Filesystem's design anyway. Such a function
> > would have to implement a loop that calls unique_path(),
> > tries to create a file with that pathname, and repeats some
> > number of times until the creation succeeds. Then, it would
> > close the file and return the pathname. That code is
> > non-trivial and would be a helpful addition.
> That doesn't seem right either. It shouldn't be necessary to
> close and reopen the file.

How would you transfer the open file handle to std::fstream, for example?

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
Dev Tools & Components
Susquehanna International Group, LLP


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