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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] Stability of serialization across boost versions
From: Brian Wood (woodbrian77_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-18 12:56:35

Sohail Somani

> On 18/05/2014 4:34 AM, John Maddock wrote:
>>> Any feedback or suggestions other than not using boost for
>> It was my understanding that stuff like that should be supported, if you
>> have a test case then filing a bug report would seem to be in order?
> Based on the error, it seems like what is happening is that a newer
> version of Boost is attempting to communicate with an older version of
> Boost. The actual exception is from the archive itself, IIUC. The
> library has explicitly said this is not supported, unfortunately.
> To the OP, I'd suggest not upgrading Boost serialization or requiring
> upgrading in lockstep. Upgrading multiple hosts in random order means
> new communicating with old. This is an unsupported use case.

I have a serialization option. It isn't a Boost library, but it
has support for some Boost types and we're willing to add
support for other Boost types.

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