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The Standard C++ Library template getline function reads an extra character after encountering the delimiter. Please refer to the sample program in the More Information section for details.
Modify the getline member function, which can be found in the following system header file string, as follows:
Note Because the resolution involves modifying a system header file, extreme care should be taken to ensure that nothing else is changed in the header file. Microsoft is not responsible for any problems resulting from unwanted changes to the system header files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Visual C++ .NET.
The following sample program demonstrates the bug:
Article ID: 240015 - Last Review: September 2, 2005 - Revision: 3.0