Subject: Re: [boost] Persistency library
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-25 21:31:20
on Sun Sep 25 2011, "Lifshitz, Yair" <yair.lifshitz-AT-intel.com> wrote:
> 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" <yair.lifshitz-AT-intel.com> 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
That's fine; the same applies to a threading library, for example.
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