Subject: Re: [boost] hex/unhex()?
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-02 07:54:21
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Hartmut Kaiser <hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]>
> > As Marshal pointed out, Spirit supports that easily:
> > std::string input("61626f6465");
> > std::string str;
> > if (qi::parse(input.begin(), input.end(), qi::hex, str))
> > assert(str == "abode");
> Is there no range-based variant of parse()?
> > and
> > std::string str("abode");
> > std::string output;
> > if (karma::generate(back_inserter(output), karma::hex, str))
> > assert(output == "61626f6465");
> > If you want to avoid the cost of possible reallocations in output, just
> call output.reserve(...) upfront. Otherwise both code snippets generate
> code equivalent to hand written assembly and have been shown to be as fast
> as it can get.
> When would generate() fail (return false)?
> AFAIK to hex can't fail and in that case a variant that returns
> std::string would be nicer.
Actually, please disregard what I wrote, it is complete nonsense. I misread
your initial mail.
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