[patch] std::string::operator extension in debug mode
Fri May 20 01:05:00 GMT 2005
On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 02:44:27AM +0200, Paolo Carlini wrote:
> Joe Buck wrote:
> >Agreed; forcing the user (or distros) to build the library twice to
> >support debug mode is a non-starter.
> If I consider this sentence alone, seems too strong to me. We are
> talking about *string* debug-mode, not about the "rest" of the
> debug-mode functionality, for containers, that is not as issue and works
> OK as far as we know. Currently, *string* debug mode simply does *not*
> work, no matter what the user or the distros do. Sad, but true...
Then we should document it as a bug. I was bothered by the claim
that the user "deserves what he gets", just for reading the documentation
or headers and trying a documented feature; I recognize that it does not
currently work and it is tricky to fix.
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