Lexical conversion.

Claudio Bley bley@cs.uni-magdeburg.de
Tue Oct 15 01:50:00 GMT 2002

>>>>> "John" == John Carter <john.carter@tait.co.nz> writes:

    John> What is the fastest way under gcc-3.* to convert from an int
    John> to a string?  ie. Equivalent to this yucky bit of code...

We are talking about C++, right? I don't know how fast it is (or what
your constrains are), but I would use something like that:

#include <sstream>

string convert (const int number) {
     ostringstream ostr;
     ostr << number;
     return ostr.str ();

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