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Subject: Re: [boost] [serialization] between 32 bit and 64 bit
From: Jon Payne (jpayne_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-05 04:36:20

On 05/09/2011 08:38, Robert Ramey wrote:
> Jinqiang Zhang wrote:
>> I'm using boost.serialization for part of our messaging solution. Now
>> here comes a problem: we want to communicate between 32bit and 64bit,
>> is there a chance that using "text archive" would solve the problem ?
> It should - but there might be some caviats.
> Suppose you generated an integer on your 64 bit machine longer than 32 bits.
> That is
> larger than 2^32 (~4,000,000,000. There is no way that the 32 bit machine
> can
> prepresent it so this wouldn't work. This isn't a problem with the library
> but
> an inherent limitation representing 64 bit integers on a 32 bit machine.
> Other than this, it shold be fine.
> Robert Ramey
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Hi Jinqiang,

I believe there is also the eos portable binary archive, see


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