Re: std::copy unsafe error

Victor Bazarov <v.bazarov@comcast.invalid>
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:14:09 -0400
On 6/24/2014 12:41 PM, Christopher Pisz wrote:

I am getting an error from std::copy_impl about this being unsafe. Is
there an alternative I can use? Or am I using it incorrectly here? I am
not sure why this would be "unsafe."

void Foo(const std::wstring & text)
     // Double NULL required at end
     wchar_t * buffer = new wchar_t[fullyQualifiedPath.size() + 2];
     std::copy(fullyQualifiedPath.begin(), fullyQualifiedPath.end(),
     buffer[fullyQualifiedPath.size() ] = L'\0';
     buffer[fullyQualifiedPath.size() + 1] = L'\0';

     // SNIP

Not enough information. How is 'fullyQualifiedPath' declared? Also,
consider that you actually don't need to do the .size()] = 0 if you
zero-initialize it using the parentheses:

    ... buffer = new ... + 2]();

What's "std::copy_impl" and how are you "getting an error" from it about
your code "being unsafe"? Be more verbose. Is this a compiler error?
Then provide the compiler output. Is it a run-time error? Then provide
the output of your program.

Is this your first day in c.l.c++?

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