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Re: [patch] Remove invalid test on non-const empty strings
Paolo Carlini wrote:
chris jefferson wrote:Hmm.. I'm not sure what you mean. If you mean why does it pass in the
const case, and not in the non-const case, I'd guess thats because that
exactly how it is written in debug/string :) (there is a different
implementation of  for const and non-const, with the different
Perhaps then a better idea would be to wrap tests like this in a
#ifndef _GLIBCXX_DEBUG / #endif pair?
Better, but I think we should really understand (I'm speaking for
myself, first and foremost ;) why the debug mode is so strict about
I suppose what this really depends on is what the aim of the debugging
library is. I had at first assumed that it's purpose was exactly what it
says, a libstdc++ debugging library. However in this case it looks more
like it is aiming to be a super-pedantic library. One option would be to
introduce an extra "pedantic" mode.. however I'm not convinced how
useful that would be in the long run, as I suspect properly implementing
such a thing would require a lot of extra code, so perhaps we should
just nuke this extra test in string?