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Subject: Re: [boost] [serialization] Limited Forward Compatibility
From: Dmitry Shesterkin (dfb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-16 07:33:05


Sorry for rising thread. I don’t understand the rules for accepting
patches. If anyone hasn’t answered to my previous message does it mean
that the patch won't be accepted?

Is there any procedure for accepting patches, which I should follow?

Thanks for advice,

On Thu, 07 Feb 2013 03:27:01 +0400, Dmitry Shesterkin <dfb_at_[hidden]>

> Hello,
> ...
> So, This patch introduces new flag
> boost::archive::skip_unknown_tail_tags.
> When this flag is set and basic_xml_iarchive is faced with unknown tags
> at the end of element it will skip them (include nested).
> ...
> Therefore, if the first version software set skip_unknown_tail_tags it
> can read second version of file (if does not set then exception will be
> thrown).
> See patch in attachments for details.
> Could it be useful, and should it be merged in trunk?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dmitry

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