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From: Jarl Lindrud (jlindrud_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-20 12:15:39

Felipe Magno de Almeida <felipe.m.almeida <at>> writes:

> On 8/19/06, Jarl Lindrud <jlindrud <at>> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > RCF, a C++ middleware framework, supports using Boost Serialization for
> > serialization of data structures. One of my user's reported a serialization
> > to me, which I finally boiled down into the following piece of code:
> Why there is so many dereferencing of null pointers in the example?
> Aren't such code illegal and relying in undefined behavior?

The compiler doesn't care about derefencing of null pointers, that's a runtime
issue. The point is that the bug is being triggered by code that is never


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