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Subject: Re: [boost] boost serialization backwardscompatibility ofbinary archives broken
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-21 18:24:36

Markus Henschel wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of
>> Robert
>> Ramey
>> Sent: Donnerstag, 21. Februar 2013 17:36
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: Re: [boost] boost serialization backwards compatibility
>> ofbinary archives broken
>> Markus Henschel wrote:
>>> P.S.:
>>> But what I find
>>> strange is that you leave the bug reports open. If you have the
>>> impression they cannot be fixed you could have just closed them
>>> with a comment in there that nothing can be done.
>> I left them open because I really wasn't sure what to say about them.
>> One thing I left out in my original answer was that I tried to
>> address this and it sort of made things worse. That is, when I
>> "fixed" one case - another case broke. It was whack-a-mole.
>> Sometimes the reporter isn't convinced by my answer and re-opens the
>> report after I closed it. In order to avoid a war of
>> closing/re-opening I just leave them open.
>> Robert Ramey
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> You didn't comment any part of my mail that proposed a fix for
> compatibility of archives prior to 1.42. Does that mean that you
> consider this issue solved or will you look into that later?

Actually I'm afraid to touch it. But I'm willing to take a look at it.
Maybe you should add your patch and email (and maybe my
response) as a comment to one of the trac items which touch
upon this subject. Another benefit of this - and another reason
that I left the items open is that other people how had variations
on this problem will get notified when you append to the trac
item and that might also be helpful.

Robert Ramey

> Thanks
> Markus
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