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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [lexical_cast] Why isn't boost::lexical_cast bijective?
From: John M. Dlugosz (ngnr63q02_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-18 13:28:01

On 2/18/2014 11:17 AM, Egor Tensin wrote:
> Why this works:
> boost::lexical_cast<std::string>((void *) 42UL)
> and this throws:
> boost::lexical_cast<void*>(boost::lexical_cast<std::string>((void*) 42UL))
> while converting void* to std::string and vice versa works perfectly
> using std:: streams?

What is converting a std::string object to a void* supposed to mean?

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