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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] const char* in shared memory object
From: Sabine B (sabine565_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-13 05:20:18

Hi Anthony!

This helped! I could solve my problem!

Thank you very much!!!

Best regards,

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 5:50 AM, Anthony Foiani <tkil_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Sabine B <sabine565_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > I'm a newbie with boost and I'm struggling with objects in shared
> > memory. [...]
> > Objects of MyType should be shared between processes in shared memory.
> > I have no problem to
> > put and extract the objects from shared space. But I'm struggling with
> > the const char* pointers.
> Is there a reason that you are prefering 'const char *' over C++
> strings (either std::string or, more to the point,
> boost::interprocess::string? The latter are explicitly designed to
> live in shared memory, while std::string makes assumptions which break
> when shared across different process address spaces.
> We just recently had a very closely related thread on this topic; it
> might be helpful to you:
> I included some working code as well as specific links into the
> Boost.Interprocess documentation.
> Hope this helps!
> Best regards,
> Anthony Foiani
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