Subject: Re: [boost] [1.45] Beta next week?
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-15 11:40:38
At Thu, 14 Oct 2010 22:55:34 -0800,
Robert Ramey wrote:
> Sergey Voropaev wrote:
> > Beman Dawes <bdawes <at> acm.org> writes:
> >> If anyone know of any showstoppers, please let us know what the
> >> problem is.
> > I think boost::serialization library has very serious flaw. It is
> > lack of backward compatibility for binary archive. I discovered this
> > problem when I did upgrade from 1.34 to 1.43 and 1.44 versions of
> > BOOST. 1.44 library can not work with old binary archive. The reason
> > - format of binary header of archive has been changed.
> > I think 1.45 version should be corrected for this problem and/or we
> > should place some announcement about recommendation not to use the
> > 1.44 version to work with binary archive.
> > See:
> > https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/4660
> > http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.devel/208588
> I"m aware of this, it's just that I haven't the the time to deal with
> it right now. I've had a lot of trouble with this and I'm warying
> of trying to fix it without having the time to do it right.
Can we roll back to 1.43's Serialization library for the time being?
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