370. Minor error in basic_istream::get

Section: 30.7.4.3 [istream.unformatted] Status: CD1 Submitter: Ray Lischner Opened: 2002-07-15 Last modified: 2016-02-10

Priority: Not Prioritized

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Discussion:

Defect report for description of basic_istream::get (section 30.7.4.3 [istream.unformatted]), paragraph 15. The description for the get function with the following signature:

  basic_istream<charT,traits>& get(basic_streambuf<char_type,traits>&
  sb);

is incorrect. It reads

Effects: Calls get(s,n,widen('\n'))

which I believe should be:

Effects: Calls get(sb,widen('\n'))

Proposed resolution:

Change the Effects paragraph to:

Effects: Calls get(sb,this->widen('\n'))

[Pre-Oxford: Minor correction from Howard: replaced 'widen' with 'this->widen'.]

Rationale:

Fixes an obvious typo.