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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] boost::filesystem::copy
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-09 13:49:50

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Tim Blechmann <tim_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> hi all,
> is there any reason, why boost::filesystem v3 does not provide the copy
> function? it seems to be implemented in namespace boost::filesystem3, but it
> is not pulled into namespace boost::filesystem.

There are problems with the semantics, particularly for directories.
The semantics need to be more rigorously defined, and reviewed by
interested parties. There is at least one ticket outstanding, and any
other applicable tickets need to be reviewed.


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