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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [serialization] dynamically allocated objects and reset_object_address
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-18 18:25:08

I'm aware that some problems occur when loading a map of objects
containing other objects whose types are tracked
or something like that. I forget the details. The problem is that when
an object is moved and that object contains other objects which are pointed
to by other objects, I'm speaking from memory but may
one can get the idea ffrom that.

I think we're talking about the same thing. I looked into fixing
this but I couldn't figure out how to do it. It might be possible
to fix if one spent more time at it (or it might not). It's not

Robert Ramey

Joaquin M Lopez Munoz wrote:
> Hello,
> Consider a tracked type T which is only serialized through
> T pointers: under these circumnstances, when loading a T*
> Boost.Serialization automatically allocates a T object for
> the pointer to refer to. I've found out that these dynamically
> allocated objects cannot be moved by using reset_object_address:
> this member function simply ignores them.
> Would it be possible that reset_object_address also took care
> of these objects or is there any limitation I'm not aware of?
> FWIW, this is not an academic question but has raised in
> connection with some serialization code I'm writing.
> Thank you,
> Joaquín M López Muñoz
> Telefónica, Investigación y Desarrollo
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