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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] BGL: Copying graphs and edge_descriptors confusion
From: Cedric Laczny (cedric.laczny_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-27 13:35:38

Hi David,

On Monday, 27. June 2011 19:25:58 David Doria wrote:
> I have a graph, 'inputGraph' with a bool in its bundled edge
> properties. If I copy that graph with:
> Graph g = inputGraph;
> there seems to be some odd behavior with the edge_descriptors. If you
> take a look at this example:
> I set one of the edges to visible=0 and then output all of the edge
> visibilities using the iterator from boost::edges(g) - this works
> properly, the edge that I set to visible=0 indeeds shows up as such.
> However, if I instead use the iterator from boost::edges(inputGraph) ,
> all of the edges appear as visible! Shouldn't the edge_descriptors be
> identical since the graph g is an exact copy of inputGraph?
> Can anyone explain why the last two loops in that example do not
> produce the same output?

I can't explain to you why you observe this unexpected behavior, but there is
also the copy_graph() function in the BGL which might perhaps suit your needs?

Hope that helps,



> Thanks,
> David
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