Access violation when reading a string.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desolation View Post
    You know, I'd really love to install boost:tr_vector<> thing but I'm not nerd enough. I can't understand a damn thing of command compilers and it seems wayyy too complicated and long to do.

    http://www.boost.org/more/getting_started.html

    Here's what I'm talking about.

    download boost.
    extract to folder.
    add folder to include path.
    #include <boost/ptr_container/ptr_vector.hpp>

    what's complicated about it? you don't even need to build boost for most libraries. even if you want to use a lib that requires building it's still not that hard.

    If you find that complicated, maybe C++ programming is not for you.
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    What you explained is simple but what is on the page I linked isn't. I'll check that out though. I thought I had to build any library I wanted to use. I'll add the boost folder in my include paths and see if I can make it work that way.

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