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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.45][website] binary serialization fubar, website needs updating (was: Beta next week?)
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-18 03:19:01

Bryce Lelbach wrote:

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> Ramey, just to make you aware:
> The new XML grammar adds another fatal bug to serialization when building with
> mingw (there's already a set of issues with mingw) - mingw causes a win32
> exception (a stack overflow) when compiling the Qi grammar. I did my best to try
> and come up with a fix for both this and the existing mingw issues, but I've
> had no luck. Documentation on debugging mingw is lacking, so I doubt I am going
> to be able to get serialization to compile with mingw

This sounds really disturbing. XML is generally not rocket science, and serialization
does not use very much of XML even, so if gcc (even if running
on windows) is unable to compile an XML parser, maybe something is wrong with the

- Volodya

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