Re: template: no matching function call. Converting const value to const reference.

"" <>
Thu, 6 Dec 2007 22:53:06 -0800 (PST)
On Dec 6, 6:05 pm, "" <> wrote:

On Dec 6, 5:05 am, tragomaskhalos <>

On Dec 6, 5:12 am, "" <> wrote:

template <typename ContainerType>
    ContainerType rsa_encrypt_list(const std::string&, const typename
ContainerType::reference, const typename ContainerType::reference);

const BigInteger e(boost::lexical_cast<BigInteger>(rsa_encrypts[2]));
                        const BigInteger
                        std::string infile(rsa_encrypts[0]);
                        boost::scoped_ptr<boost::filesystem::ifstream> encrypt_input(new
                        const std::string

(plaintext, e, n)); // this is line 64.

// ... some code in between.
const std::string answer(encryptcpw::rsa_decrypt_list(ciphertext, d,
n)); // this is line 102.

error on gcc:
./cs512/c++/RsaEncrypt.cpp:64: error: no matching function for call to
ypt_list(const std::string&, const BigInteger&, const BigInteger&)'
./cs512/c++/RsaEncrypt.cpp:102: error: no matching function for call
to 'rsa_dec
rypt_list(std::vector<BigInteger, std::allocator<BigInteger> >&, const
r&, const BigInteger&)'

error on msvc:
./cs512/c++/RsaEncrypt.cpp(64) : error C2664:
'encryptcpw::rsa_encrypt_list' : cannot convert parameter 2 from
'const BigInteger' to 'BigInteger &'
        Conversion loses qualifiers

Anybody know how to fix this.

I believe the problem is here:

template <typename ContainerType>
ContainerType rsa_encrypt_list(const std::string&, const typename
ContainerType::reference, const typename ContainerType::reference);

.. you can't const-qualify ContainerType::reference; Comeau online
gives warning "warning: type qualifiers are meaningless in this

you need instead:
template <typename ContainerType>
ContainerType rsa_encrypt_list(const std::string&, typename
ContainerType::const_reference, typename

and define const_reference in your ContainerType(s) accordingly.

thanks that fixes everything.

now i got a new problem.
template <typename OutputIterator>
OutputIterator str_to_numlist(OutputIterator OutIt, const std::string&
s, typename OutputIterator::const_reference bound)
   // some code.

template <typename ContainerType>
ContainerType encryptcpw::rsa_encrypt_list(const std::string& text,
typename ContainerType::const_reference e, typename
ContainerType::const_reference n)
   typedef typename ContainerType::value_type T;
   BOOST_STATIC_ASSERT(((std::numeric_limits<T>::is_integer) ||
   ContainerType encrypted_list;
text, n);
   BOOST_FOREACH(T& val, encrypted_list)
      val = encryptcpw::rsa_encrypt(val, e, n);
   return encrypted_list;

my error is this
: error :
../cs512/c++/RsaEncrypt.cpp:64: instantiated from here
../cs512/c++/cppdef/rsa.cpp:205: error: no matching function for call
to 'str_to_
r> > >, const std::basic_string<char, std::char_traits<char>,
r> >&, const BigInteger&)'

Is it because the template parameter are different type that it gets
confuse? isn't const T& of std::back_inserter(std::list) same as const
T& of std::list

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