Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] Heads up; filesystem in trunk unstable while V2 removed
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-26 19:04:36
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 4:51 PM, Sebastian Redl
> On 26.03.2012, at 22:18, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Here is a new spec rewritten as an Effects clause:
>> * Any existing extension() is removed from the stored path, then
>> * iff new_extension is not empty and does not begin with a dot
>> character, a dot character is appended to the stored path, then
>> * new_extension is appended to the stored path.
>> That seem clearer to me than the previous wording, and corrects the
>> missing removal of any existing extension(). Does it look OK to you?
>> I'm working on test cases now, and will commit as soon as they are
>> done and passing.
> Sounds ok. Does this mean that if I do path("a/b.c").replace_extension("d/e"), the result will be "a/b.d/e"?
Should there be a precondition that new_extension not include a
directory specifier? I can't think of any valid use cases off the top
of my head. The use cases I can think of are misuses.
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