Chapter 38. Member Selector Iterator

 

The only country in the world where being “too clever by half” is an insult.

 
 --A. A. Gill, on England
 

If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.

 
 --Dolly Parton

Introduction

Throughout most of the rest of the book, compiler specifics are eschewed (and banished to the CD), and a utopian view of compiler and standard library facilities is presented. This chapter is different. We will see time after time how strange and subtle bugs, “features,” and implementation-defined behavior stymie our attempts to create what is, in essence, a very simple component. Along the way we’ll highlight issues of const-ness, compare performance of algorithm use with iterator adaptors against use with custom functions, ...

Get Extended STL, Volume 1: Collections and Iterators now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.