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Subject: Re: [boost] [serialization] Reading newer archives - was throwing unsupported_class_version, now crashes
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-11 13:23:46

Nikolay Mladenov wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 2:06 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> Your right about this and your proposal is a worthy one though I
>> think there's a simpler way to do it.. I'll look into this.
>> As to why it's this way, the answer is pretty simple. The original
>> version of the library has some errors. Problem is, fixing them
>> is much harder than with other libraries because of the requirement
>> to maintain the ability to read archives created with previous
>> versions.
> I am not sure how to understand this. The commented out code checks
> for future versions, not for previous versions?
>> Robert Ramey
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Nikolay Mladenov
>>> Sitius Automation Inc.
> If I am to avoid the crash when reading future version I seem to have
> 2 options:
> 1) add a check in every load/serialize function and throw when future
> version is detected
> 2) add the same check but in the fuction or functions that call the
> load/serialize functions

3) just re-enable the check by chaning the 0 to 1 and rebuild the library.
would this not work for you?

Robert Ramey

> And my problem with 2 is that I have to mess up with the serialization
> library which I am not so familiar with.
> Nikolay Mladenov
> Sitius Automation Inc.
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