libstdc++/7186: DR179 for std::deque::iterator and const_iterator

B. Kosnik bkoz@nabi.net
Wed Jul 3 10:46:00 GMT 2002


> >    Is there a survey of existing practice for this issue?
> >
> Agreed, I'm going to take care of this, surveying the existing
> practice of 3 or 4 implementations I have access too.

Great.

> > Can all but the reverse_iterator bits go in now, since that will
> > have ABI-impacting effects?
> >
> Well, as I mentioned in the PR, decoupling the reverse_iterator case 
> from the "normal" iterator case seems difficult for the special 
> std::deque::iterator and const_iterator case (it isn't for 
> __normal_iterator, used by the other standard containers). Again, I
> will do my best in the next weeks.

Hmm. 

Thanks for looking into this.

-benjamin



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