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From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-18 00:47:41

At Tuesday 2004-08-17 15:14, you wrote:

>"Delfin Rojas" <drojas_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > Hi Carlo,
> >
> > I just wanted to point out native_file_string is part of
> > boost::filesystem::path and copy_file and rename_file (actually
> > rename) are part of boost::filesystem (operations.hpp).
> >
> > As far as file size I think you can get it from the stream.
>Yes, but std::streamoff is not guaranteed to be large enough to hold
>the size of really huge files.

really? how'd the committee manage to mess that one up? or are you saying
some implementations are deficient in their specification of std::streamoff?

> operations.hpp in the current CVS
>contains this:
> boost::intmax_t file_size( const path & ph );
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