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Re: random_shuffle failure on B20.1?

On Fri, 09 Apr 1999 17:26:05   Mumit Khan wrote:
>"Phil Edwards" <> writes:
>> I've been doing some work under B20.1/egcs-1.1.2 using
>> -mno-cygwin, and getting errors when I try to use the
>> standard algorithm random_shuffle() (which I have
>> used before, so I know the STL code isn't completely
>> full of cheese, etc).
>Please look up the specs for random_shuffle -- it requires a
>random access iterator (hint: use deque as opposed to list).

Well, crap.  First time I've ever screwed up because
of ISO noncompliance.  And my cow-orkers rely on me
to tell them these things...

>Here's a patch for Mingw ... please patch the stl_config.h file located
>in the <install_root>/include/g++ directory with the following:
>--- stl_config.h.~1	Fri Apr  9 17:19:19 1999
>+++ stl_config.h	Fri Apr  9 17:20:38 1999
>@@ -138,6 +138,10 @@
> #   define __STL_USE_NAMESPACES
> # endif
>+# if defined(__GNUC__) && defined(__MINGW32__)
>+#   define __STL_NO_DRAND48
>+# endif
> # if defined(_MSC_VER)
> #   if _MSC_VER > 1000
> #     include <yvals.h>

Patched and tested.  All is well!

As always, I am in your debt.  Thanks again,

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