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Bug 84562 - basic_string<> template doesn't instantiate char_traits<> for unsigned char
Summary: basic_string<> template doesn't instantiate char_traits<> for unsigned char
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libstdc++
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-02-18 22:49 UTC by James Antill
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-02-19 00:03:04 UTC


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Test code. (328 bytes, text/plain)
2003-02-18 22:51 UTC, James Antill
no flags Details

Description James Antill 2003-02-18 22:49:45 UTC
Description of problem:
 If you create a basic_string<unsigned char> the char_traits<> template helper
functions don't exist.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
 This works with 7.3 (2.96-113) and doesn't work with (3.2-7).

How reproducible:
 Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. compile attached program as g++ -o basic_string_unsigned basic_string_unsigned.C.
2.
3.
    
Actual results:
 fails to link.

Expected results:
 runs and returns 0.

Additional info:

Comment 1 James Antill 2003-02-18 22:51:06 UTC
Created attachment 90169 [details]
Test code.

Comment 2 Benjamin Kosnik 2003-02-19 00:03:04 UTC
This is not a bug, but a deliberate decision. 

http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/libstdc++/21_strings/howto.html#5


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