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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Open a filename with a wstring or wchar_t *
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-02 08:03:06

On 02/08/10 12:46, Timothy Madden wrote:
> Hello
> Surprisingly enough, C++ file-based streams can be opened with a char *
> string (for the filename) only, while modern computer systems have
> Unicode filenames.

All of them but Microsoft Windows support UTF-8.

> Is there a (good) way to open a file with a wstring in boost ?

Boost.Fileystem has wide characters support, but I would advise avoiding
wide characters entirely.

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