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Section: 18.104.22.168 [istreambuf.iterator.ops] Status: C++11 Submitter: Alisdair Meredith Opened: 2009-05-28 Last modified: 2019-01-01
Priority: Not Prioritized
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The equal member function of istreambuf_iterator is declared const, but takes its argument by non-const reference.
This is not compatible with the operator== free function overload, which is defined in terms of calling equal yet takes both arguments by reference to const.
[ The proposed wording is consistent with 110 with status TC1. ]
[ 2009-11-02 Howard adds: ]
Set to Tentatively Ready after 5 positive votes on c++std-lib.
Ammend in both:
bool equal(istreambuf_iterator& b) const;