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Create a object passing the line just input

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I'm stuck on how I can creat a LE object and pass it the line just input..than could i use a for loop and the .push_back to get the lines into the vector?

vector<Log_Entry> parse(string);
This function does the following:
Open a log file specified by the parameter name (File I/O).
Read lines from the opened file.
Create a Log_Entry object passing the line just input.
Push each Log_Entry object onto a vector.
Return the vector of Log_Entrys.

I'm unsure on how I'm going to create a Log_Entry object and pass the line just input...

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  1. std::vector<Log_Entry> parse(const string& filename)
  2. {
  3.      vector<Log_Entry> log_entries;
  4.      std::string line;
  5.      ifstream in_file(filename.c_str());
  6.      if(!in_file)
  7.      {
  8.          // couldn't open input file, exit                                     
  9.          cerr << "Error: couldn't open "
  10.               << filename
  11.               << " exiting\n";
  12.          exit(1);
  13.      }
  14.      while(!in_file.eof())
  15.      {
  16.          getline(in_file, line);
  18.      }
  19.      in_file.close();
  20.      return log_entries;
  21. }
Jun 19 '08 #1
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After reading the contents from the file how are you creating the onject which should be pushed to the vector.?
And you return the vector by value which will be destryed as the fuction call stack gets cleared.
So pass the vector as argument to the function by refernce andpopulate it.

Jun 20 '08 #2

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