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Subject: Re: [boost] [persistent] Library preview: Persistent
From: Shakti Misra (shakti.misra.study_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-26 05:28:56

This is interesting. Currently I am working on such a library.

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 10:33 PM, Stefan Strasser <strasser_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm thinking about finishing a library that was proposed a couple of years
> ago. It was pretty far along, and there is documentation available in the
> sandbox (somewhat outdated):
> persistent/doc/html/index.html<>
> It is a library with the goal of storing C++ objects on disk, with an
> interface that is as close as possible to accessing regular C++ objects in
> memory. A very simple example could look like this:
> shared_loc<person> p=...;
> {
> transaction tx;
> p->name="...";
> p->address="...";
> tx.commit();
> }
> It is based on Boost.Serialization, but automatically maintains a
> consistent state on disk (ACID transactions), which can be updated
> incrementally.
> Part of its code was moved to a library named Transact to work alongside
> other transactional resources (like memory) and is available in the sandbox:
> I'd like to know whether the boost community is still interested in such a
> library, and I suppose there are quite a few new people here so your
> comments are welcome as well.
> Thank You!
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