Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] Extract xml_archive from serialization
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-19 00:53:07
On 09/18/2014 10:29 PM, Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 8:14 PM, Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>
>> On Wednesday 17 September 2014 14:24:28 Robert Ramey wrote:
>>> Stephen Kelly-2 wrote
>>>> Robert Ramey wrote:
>>>>> The "correct" solution to the above is for date-time to build
>>>>> two modules: date-time and date-time-serialization.
>>>> Is this "at the expense of everyone who wants to ship datetime with
>>>> for serialization in the package"? Is that 'non-obvious' too? Is this a
>>> I think its a much smaller number of people.
>>> anyone who explicitly includes date-time/serialization.hpp will know that
>>> he has to ship the data-time-serialization.dll.
>> Just to be closer to reality, serialization support in DateTime is header-
> In principle there should be no reason for e.g. time_serialize.hpp to
> include Boost Serialization headers in order to define the "load" or"save"
> function templates needed for serialization.
> For example, to define:
> template<class Archive>
> void save( Archive & ar, const posix_time::time_duration& td, unsigned int
> one doesn't need to include any serialization headers.
That's true as far as general C++ goes, but you'd very likely need to use
BOOST_SERIALIZATION_NVP - and for XML archives it's required to use it -
and it's a macro, so two phase lookup won't help?