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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [property_tree] number of sections in an inifile
From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-22 11:30:25

On 22.03.2012, at 15:48, Sean Farrow wrote:

> Hi:
> If I have defined:
> boost::property_tree::ptree IniTree;
> What is the correct way to determine how many sections there are in an ini file. Should I use count, max_size, m_children or size?

m_children is private. count() takes an argument. max_size(), according to the Container concept, returns how many elements (children, in the case of ptree) there could possibly be. size() returns how many there are.

size() is the right answer.


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