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From: marcoh77_at_[hidden]
Date: 2006-01-31 16:22:03


Is it possible to expand the filesystem documentation?

Native paths should be created with the 'native' argument, like this:
boost::filesystem::path p("C:/test.txt", native);

For a novice it's impossible to create a path objekt with a native syntax because it's missing in the beginner tutorial. I have tried to create a path object and I got only exceptions. After a long journey in google and the boost mailinglists I have found a source example with the native argument.

The documentation of boost::filesystem doesn't explain this part in the beginners guide as expected. Of course it is explained in the detailed documentation, but this is to far away. ;-)

I hope my suggestion will be accepted.

Thanx! :-)

Best regards

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