Date: 2001-08-22 08:09:15
--- In boost_at_y..., John Max Skaller <skaller_at_m...> wrote:
> williamkempf_at_h... 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
> > >
> > > 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.
I was referring to the Win32 C RTL function _alloca(), which is not a
heap allocation and is functionally equivalent to the Unix alloca().
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