On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:31 AM, Lilithfr <alexandre.lam...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm looking to change the type of a field from uint64 to fixed64 to reduce
> the encoding time but I want to keep the same id and some old application
> will still use the old definition.
> For my application, there is no different between uint64 and fixed64, they
> both encoded as uint64_t in C++, but the wire type change from 0 (Varint) to
> 1 (64Bit).
> Is the protobuf library flexible enough to handle this case ?

See https://developers.google.com/protocol-buffers/docs/proto#updating
(Short answer is "no")


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