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251. basic_stringbuf missing allocator_type

Section: 31.8.2 [stringbuf] Status: CD1 Submitter: Martin Sebor Opened: 2000-07-28 Last modified: 2016-01-28

Priority: Not Prioritized

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The synopsis for the template class basic_stringbuf doesn't list a typedef for the template parameter Allocator. This makes it impossible to determine the type of the allocator at compile time. It's also inconsistent with all other template classes in the library that do provide a typedef for the Allocator parameter.

Proposed resolution:

Add to the synopses of the class templates basic_stringbuf (27.7.1), basic_istringstream (27.7.2), basic_ostringstream (27.7.3), and basic_stringstream (27.7.4) the typedef:

  typedef Allocator allocator_type;