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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] boost::zip_iterator does not work with std::istreambuf_iterator
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-04 12:07:45

on Sat Sep 03 2011, Krzysztof Żelechowski <> wrote:

> 1. boost::zip_iterator requires a readable iterator.
> 2. std::istreambuf_iterator is a readable iterator.
> 3. boost::zip_iterator cannot dereference std::istream_iterator because
> std::istreambuf_iterator returns by value while boost::zip_iterator returns
> by reference; the exact error message is
> invalid initialization of non-const reference of type ‘char&’ from an
> rvalue of type ‘std::istreambuf_iterator<char, std::char_traits<char>
> Contradiction? Am I missing anything?

You're probably not missing anything. I think the docs are wrong.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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