Use this if you are using igraph from R
Igraph's internal data representation changes sometimes between versions. This means that it is not possible to use igraph objects that were created (and possibly saved to a file) with an older igraph version.
The input graph. If it is missing, then the version number of the current data format is returned.
graph_version queries the current data format,
or the data format of a possibly older igraph graph.
upgrade_graph can convert an older data format
to the current one.
A character scalar.
upgrade_graph to convert the data format of a graph.