Summary: std.container.Array fails to instantiate Array!char
           Product: D
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Phobos

--- Comment #0 from 2012-10-15 05:29:21 PDT ---
Trying to create an actual container (Array) of char elements fails.

This is because the allocated payload creates a char[], which is seen as a
"string", as opposed to a "array of char".

The consequence is that it makes two calls choke:
1) Inside linearRemove: "copy" fails to operate on strings (good thing too).
2) Inside Payload.length: It calls initializeAll, which also fails on strings
(arguably a good thing...?).

The work around is to simply use Array!dchar or Array!(u)byte.

While one could argue that Array!char *should* work, I do not think it is
(currently) worth the effort.

Filling a bug report anyways.

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