29 Input/output library [input.output]

29.12 File systems [filesystems]

29.12.6 Class path [fs.class.path]

29.12.6.7 Inserter and extractor [fs.path.io]

template<class charT, class traits> friend basic_ostream<charT, traits>& operator<<(basic_ostream<charT, traits>& os, const path& p);
Effects: Equivalent to os << quoted(p.string<charT, traits>()).
[Note 1:
The quoted function is described in [quoted.manip].
— end note]
Returns: os.
template<class charT, class traits> friend basic_istream<charT, traits>& operator>>(basic_istream<charT, traits>& is, path& p);
Effects: Equivalent to: basic_string<charT, traits> tmp; is >> quoted(tmp); p = tmp;
Returns: is.