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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-03 07:40:37

"Jeff Flinn" <TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:dcob30$c8r$
>> Consider the following:
>> I presume your going to be loading archives which which were saved with
>> 1.32
>> a) so this means you should be including BOOST_..._132.hpp so that you
>> can load the old archives.
> I'm lucky enough to not need to support 1.32 archives. I was aware of the
> shared_ptr_132.hpp issue from following the devel list.
>> b) However, this will save new archives in the new format. The new
>> format doesn't need the BOOST_SHARED_POINTER_EXPORT_GUID . However, the
>> new format will require export of the underlying type - something that
>> BOOST_SHARED_POINTER_EXPORT_GUID did as a side-effect.
> Ok, I missed that there was no longer a need for
> BOOST_SHARED_POINTER_EXPORT_GUID in reading the changes section. Also I
> never #included boost/serialization/shared_ptr_132.hpp so I'm surprised
> that I didn't get a compiler error that BOOST_SHARED_POINTER_EXPORT_GUID
> was not defined. Most likely a VC7.1 oddity/bug.
> I changed to BOOST_SHARED_POINTER_EXPORT_GUID(along with a clean build)
> and

Oops that should read BOOST_CLASS_EXPORT_GUID.

> lo-and-behold all works like a charm! In fact I've been able to clean up a
> lot of kluges required to work around VC7.1 ICE's. I previously had to
> separate more than 3 exports macro calls into multiple files. Compilation
> is also much faster.
> A very, very nice improvement in serialization, iostreams and all the rest
> of Boost!
> Congratulations and Thanks to all involved!
> Jeff

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