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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-04 13:52:20

| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Edward Diener
| Sent: 04 April 2006 17:36
| To: boost_at_[hidden]
| Subject: Re: [boost] [serialization]
| Serialisation/deserialisation offloating-point values
| Paul A Bristow wrote:
| >
| > (Digression - because of the memory leak in stringstream in
| VS 8.0 (it is
| > disgraceful that we haven't had an SP1 for this),
| Another digression.
| They have an online bug reporting system at
| So far they appear to be very responsive to any bugs reported.

A workaround for the problem above has been issued - but it involves
re-compiling to produce a new .dll, a significant hassle.

My view is that this is not good enough - the very least is issue of a new
But an SP1 would be better - there seem to be number of things they have

I have expressed this view to their forum (and I am not alone!).

The response to the original report on 7.1 loopback was

essentially "it's a feature" - but then it was fixed in 8.0!

So don't hold your breath on this - VS 2008??

I suspect that the Fair Dinkumware version may be corrected already - would
anyone like to test?


Paul A Bristow
Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal, Cumbria UK LA8 8AB
Phone and SMS text +44 1539 561830, Mobile and SMS text +44 7714 330204
mailto: pbristow_at_[hidden]

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