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  1. Data Management
  2. DM-21216

GenericMap converts C-strings to bool

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: To Do
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: afw
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      Calling MutableGenericMap::insert(K, T) with a C-style string literal as the value causes an insertion of a value of type const char*, which gets converted to bool. This confusing behavior is not changed by reordering the definition of GenericMap::StorableType so that std::string comes before bool.

      The issue can be worked around by using C++11 string literals, or by using a strongly typed key.

      Find if there's a way to cause C-strings to get converted to std::string in GenericMap. There may not be, as the conversion seems to be driven by C++ overload resolution rules.

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                • Assignee:
                  krzys Krzysztof Findeisen
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                  krzys Krzysztof Findeisen
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