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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Serialization] Free-standing serialize function for "enum class"
From: Rüdiger Berlich (r.berlich_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-13 13:37:13

Hi Björn,

>> I have for a while suspected a problem with the serialization of an „enum class“ item (currently with Boost 1.61 on Ubuntu 16.04), and have written a small test program to further examine any potential problems. While the generated XML looks fine and I cannot see any problems with the enum class, my custom, free-standing „serialize“ function does not get called.
> Boost.Serialization automatically converts an enum into an int before
> it is serialized.

so what you are saying is that in


x is first converted to an int, and as there no longer is a test_enum to be serialized, my own serialize()-function never gets called ?

Thanks for the hint and Kind Regards,

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