Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] Silent-but-deadly bug in iterator_facade category
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-07 04:31:46
> >> In my experience, the easiest way to handle this painful reference
> >> requirement is to ignore it and pretend that the standard categories are
> >> only about traversal. I've never had anything break because of this.
> > Is the OP's problem not an example of pretending that the standard
> > iterator categories are only about traversal and having something
> > break as a result?
> As far as I can tell, the OP's problem only appeared when he started using
> boost traversal iterator categories, and things were working fine when he
> had random_access_iterator_tag (violating the reference requirement).
Well, you didn't say anything about using standard iterator categories
in lieu of Boost ones when using Boost classes like iterator_facade.
If you're saying that doing that together with ignoring the reference
requirement has kept you out of trouble, I take your word for it :)
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