Subject: Re: [boost] [1.44] Beta progress?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-21 15:56:52
On 7/21/2010 3:38 PM, Ryan Gallagher wrote:
> Robert Ramey <ramey <at> rrsd.com> writes:
>>>> I made a mistake in release 1.42 and 1.43 which will mean that
>>>> archives created by these versions won't be readable by subsequent
>>>> of the serialization library.
>> Until it was discovered that a few type changes had broken the
>> ability to read previous binary_?archives.
>> OK no problem - just wait until 1.43 comes out. EXCEPT
>> I had neglected to bump the library version # . Doh!!!.
>> THAT is the real problem.
>> I've got a solution to fix the problem
> Hi Robert,
> Based upon your messages, it's not clear to me what this "fix" does.
> Does it make it so that serialization in 1.44 will be able to read
> binary archives from 1.41 or does it make it so that serialization in
> 1.44 will be able to read binary archives from 1.42/43? Or somehow
> both? Is there a trac issue?
> At my company we were considering upgrading to boost 1.43 but this may
> cause us to hold off. Thanks,
I have the same questions. I also want to know what is the impact of
rolling back serialization on release to 1.43. Does this have the
potential to break other libraries on release? Robert, I already know
your feelings about s11n v1.43 and oil spills, but I have to consider
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