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From: John Max Skaller (skaller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-21 16:50:53

williamkempf_at_[hidden] wrote:
> --- In boost_at_y..., John Max Skaller <skaller_at_m...> wrote:
> > Greg Colvin wrote:
> >
> > > And such an animal can also be allocated in terms of alloca()
> > > or LocalAlloc() or such on systems on which this is a good idea.
> >
> > Does alloca() work in C++?
> > Can you be sure it won't mess generated code, including EH?
> Are you garaunteed it will? Nope. It works fine for my
> compiler/platform, however.

        You're running Windows: LocalAlloc is actually
a heap allocation. This is unlikely to mess with EH.
But unix alloca increments the stack pointer,
so it is more likely to mess up EH.

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