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Subject: Re: [boost] Persistency library
From: Lifshitz, Yair (yair.lifshitz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-25 16:14:57

Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 14:29:44 -0400
From: Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
To: boost_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [boost] Persistency library
Message-ID: <m2litdrdyf.fsf_at_[hidden]>
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on Sat Sep 24 2011, "Lifshitz, Yair" <> wrote:

> > Hi,
> >
> > Object-based persistency/serialization libraries often require
> > significant modifications to the code. Would Boost consider adding a
> > process-level checkpointing library to boost?
> >
> > This is obviously not easily portable, so I understand this is a long shot.
> > If it is relevant, we might contribute a package used by my team that
> > support multiple Linux platforms.

> Can it, in principle, be ported to other known platforms?

Yes, it can be ported. However, the porting requires low-level understanding of the target OS/architecture.
While our Linux solution is rather portable, porting can (in theory) be non-trivial and require more than just recompilation on another platform.

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