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Section: 27.9.5 [fstream] Status: Resolved Submitter: LWG Opened: 2009-06-28 Last modified: 2018-07-03
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Addresses JP 73
It is a problem from C++98, fstream cannot appoint a filename of wide character string(const wchar_t and const wstring&).
Add interface corresponding to wchar_t, char16_t and char32_t.
[ 2009-07-01 Alisdair notes that this is a duplicate of 454 which has more in-depth rationale. ]
[ 2009-09-21 Daniel adds: ]
I suggest to mark this issue as NAD Future with the intend to solve the issue with a single file path c'tor template assuming a provision of a TR2 filesystem library.
[ 2009 Santa Cruz: ]
NAD Future. This is a duplicate of 454.
[LEWG Kona 2017]
Recommend NAD: Needs a paper. Recommend providing overload that takes filesystem::path. Note that there are other similar issues elsewhere in the library, for example basic_filebuf. Handled by another issue.
Resolved by the adoption of 2676.