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Binary serialization and generic class

Hi,

I like to know if there is a way to perform a binary serialization of
the member variables of a generic class.

The code that follow is a my attempt.

TIA.
Marco.

//-------------------------
using System;

namespace TemplateSerialization
{
public class GenericType<T>
where T : struct
{
T val_;

public void Store(System.IO.BinaryWriter bw)
{
bw.Write(val_); // ERROR: Argument'1': cannot convert from 'T'
to 'bool'
}
}

class Program
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
GenericType<int> MyVal = new GenericType<int>();

System.IO.MemoryStream ms = new System.IO.MemoryStream();
System.IO.BinaryWriter bw = new System.IO.BinaryWriter(ms);
MyVal.Store(bw);
}
}
}
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