Thread: strings & ofstream

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    strings & ofstream

    string name;
    ofstream name_file ( name );
    how would you do the above, as it obviously doesn't work.

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    ofstream name_file(name.c_str());
    It's an oversight in the standard that the file streams can't take std::strings for the file name. It will be fixed in the next revision of the standard.
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