[racket] serializable structs and portability

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Mar 28 17:22:01 EDT 2011

At Mon, 28 Mar 2011 17:36:22 -0400, Eric Tanter wrote:
> I'm playing with serializable structs and noticed that the absolute path of 
> the source rkt definition is inserted in the representation (I'm writing 
> structs out to a file). 
> The problem is that if I then move my application to a server for deployment, 
> all serialized structs cannot be deserialized anymore. If I edit/replace, it 
> works, but I assume this is not the right way to proceed.
> What is the best way to obtain "portable" serialized structs?

If the struct is defined in a collection-based library, then the
serialized form will use the collection path instead of a filesystem
path. I think that's the only way currently to make the information

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