childs3 at llnl.gov
Mon Mar 22 11:55:07 EST 2004
> Other comments? Feedback?
(Bad) On AIX and Tru64, with g++-2.95 (and potentially later versions as well
-- I don't know, we still have 2.95 on many platforms) throwing an exception
from a shared library crashes your program. We didn't find this out until we
went *way* down the exceptions path. We had to implement a big macro system
where people called THROW and CATCH instead of throw and catch. If it was a
platform where exceptions weren't handled, THROW and CATCH would evaluate to
When I discovered this, there was a page listing known bugs for g++-2.95 that
disclosed this. The page is no longer accessible, but I found the key text
in an e-mail I sent in September of 2001.
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